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Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) Summary

Description: Precursor of epinephrine that is secreted by the adrenal medulla and is a widespread central and autonomic neurotransmitter. Norepinephrine is the principal transmitter of most postganglionic sympathetic fibers and of the diffuse projection system in the brain arising from the locus ceruleus. It is also found in plants and is used pharmacologically as a sympathomimetic.

Also Known As: Noradrenaline; Levophed; Abbott Brand of Levophed Bitartrate; Arterenol; Aventis Brand of Norepinephrine Hydrochloride Show All >>

Networked: 12569 relevant articles (483 outcomes, 1208 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Norepinephrine is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 36 outcomes 49 studies in 366 results
  2. Major Depressive Disorder (Major Depressive Disorders) : 26 outcomes 26 studies in 163 results
  3. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome) : 22 outcomes 75 studies in 348 results
  4. Neuralgia (Stump Neuralgia) : 19 outcomes 11 studies in 105 results
  5. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) : 18 outcomes 23 studies in 479 results
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Drugs Related to Norepinephrine

  1. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine)
  2. Dopamine (Intropin)
  3. duloxetine (Cymbalta)
  4. Epinephrine (Adrenaline)
  5. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors)
  6. venlafaxine (Effexor)
  7. milnacipran (Ixel)
  8. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
  9. Renin
  10. Tricyclic Antidepressive Agents (Tricyclic Antidepressants)
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Therapies Related to Norepinephrine

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Intravenous Infusions
  4. Transplants (Transplant)
  5. Ligation
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