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Phenylephrine
Direct-acting alpha1 agonist; treats nasal decongestant
Ephedrine
Mixed direct and indirect actions. It is an agonist at adrenergic receptors, and also increases release of NE; possibly use as bronchodilator; treat stress incontinence
Oxymetazoline
direct-acting alpha2 agonist; treat nasal decongestant
Clonidine
Agonist at alpha2 receptors in the brain to decrease sympathetic vasomotor outflow;
treats high blood pressure
Methoxamine
alpha1 agonist; used as a pressor
Terbutaline
beta2 agonist, bronchodilator or tocolytic (relaxation of uterine smooth muscle to prevent or stop premature labor)
Ritodrine
beta2 agonist; tocolytic
Fenoldopam
selective dopamine 1 receptor agonist; vasodilator (particularly in the renal vascular bed)
Albuterol
selective beta2 agonist used by inhalation for acute attack of asthma "rescue medication)
Salmeterol
selective beta2 agonist used orally to prevent exacerbations of asthma.