Which medications in the drug class Sympathomimetic Agents are used in the treatment of Drowning?

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: G Patricia Cantwell, MD, FCCM; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Sympathomimetic Agents

These agents relax bronchial smooth muscle during bronchospasms.

Albuterol (Proventil HFA, Ventolin HFA, VoSpire)

Albuterol relaxes bronchial smooth muscle by action on beta 2-receptors and has little effect on cardiac muscle contractility.


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