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Compound Summary for: CID 5816

Epinephrine

Also known as: l-Adrenaline, adrenaline, Adrenalin, L-epinephrine, Levoepinephrine, Epinefrina, Twinject, Adrenal, Epifrin
Molecular Formula: C9H13NO3   Molecular Weight: 183.20442   InChIKey: UCTWMZQNUQWSLP-VIFPVBQESA-N
The active sympathomimetic hormone from the ADRENAL MEDULLA. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic VASOCONSTRICTION and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the HEART, and dilates BRONCHI and cerebral vessels. It is used in ASTHMA and CARDIAC FAILURE and to delay absorption of local ANESTHETICS.   From: MeSH
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