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Betanechol

M3 cholinomimetic for bladder and bowel atony

Pilocarpine

M3 cholinomimetic for Glaucoma, Sjogren, Sicca syndrome

Nicotine, Varenicline

Nicotinic cholinomimetic for smoking cessation

Edrophonium

IA cholinomimetic for diagnosis of myasthenia gravis

Neostigmine, Pyridostigmine, Physostigmine

IA cholinomimetic for treatment of myasthenia gravis

Rivastigmine (galantamine, donepezil, tacrine)

IA cholinomimetic for Alzheimer's

Atropine (Homatropine, Cyclopentolate, Tropicamide)

Anticholinergic, antimuscarinic mydriatic, cycloplegic and antidote for organophosphate poisoning

Benztropine (Biperiden, Trihexyphenidyl)

Antimuscarinic anticholinergic for Parkinson's

Ipratropium (Tiotropium)

Antimuscarinic anticholinergic for asthma and COPD

Scopolamine

Antimuscarinic anticholinergic for motion sickness

Hexamethonium (Trimethaphan)

Nicotinic anticholinergic obsolete antihypertensive that can cause postural hypotension

Tubocurarine, Pancuronium, Atracurium, Vecuronium

Nondepolarizing nicotinic anticholinergics

Succinylcholine

Depolarizing nicotinic anticholinergic

Epinephrine

Nonselective sympathomimetic for cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis and status asthmaticus

Norepinephrine

Nonselective sympathomimetic used as a last resort for neurogenic and cardiogenic shock

Dopamine

Nonselective sympathomimetic with D1 activity, 1st line for shock

Isoproterenol

Beta nonselective sympathomimetic for asthma in children

Phenylephrine, Pseudoephrine

A1 sympathomimetic for nasal decongestion, mydriasis without cycloplegia

Clonidine

A2 agonist used for HTN, cancer pain and opioid withdrawal

Methyldopa

A2 agonist that causes hemolytic anemia

Apraclonidine (Brimonidine)

A2 agonist used for glaucoma

Dobutamine

B1 agonist used for acute heart failure, cardiogenic shock but will cause tachyphylaxis

Albuterol/Salbutamol (Terbutaline, Ritodrine)

B2 agonists; DOC for asthma attacks and tocolysis

Phenoxybenzamine

Irreversible alpha antagonist used for pheochomocytoma

Phentolamine

Reversible alpha antagonist used for pheochromocytoma and as antidote for alpha agonist overdose

Prazosin (Doxazosin, Terazosin, Tamsulosin, Silodosin)

A1 antagonist for BPH and hypertension

Propranolol

Nonselective beta blocker for HTN and angina prophylaxis that can mask sx of hypoglycemia in DM

Pindolol, Acebutolol

Beta blockers with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity

Timolol, betaxolol

Beta blockers without local anesthetic activity, making them useful in glaucoma

Atenolol (Metoprolol, Esmolol, Betaxolol)

Selective B1 antagonist, making these safer for asthmatics. Masks sx of hypoglycemia in DM.