norepinephrine bitartrate

norepinephrine bitartrate
[USP] the bitartrate salt of the levorotatory isomer of norepinephrine, having the vasoconstrictor actions of the parent compound; used to restore the blood pressure in certain cases of acute hypotension, and to improve cardiac function during decompensation associated with congestive heart failure or cardiovascular surgery, administered intravenously. Called also levarterenol bitartrate.

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  • Norepinephrine bitartrate — is the bitartrate salt of epinephrine (two molecules of tartaric acid reacted with epinephrine to form a salt). Epinephrine is known also as adrenaline. It does not occur in this form naturally in the body (epinephrine is an endogenous compound… …   Wikipedia

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  • norepinephrine — l (−) α (aminomethyl) 3,4 dihydroxybenzyl alcohol; a catecholamine hormone of which the natural form is d, although the l form has some activity; the base is considered to be the postganglionic adrenergic mediator, acting on α and β receptors; it …   Medical dictionary

  • levarterenol bitartrate — norepinephrine bitartrate …   Medical dictionary

  • noradrenaline — SYN: norepinephrine. n. acid tartrate SYN: norepinephrine bitartrate. n. bitartrate SYN: norepinephrine bitartrate. * * * nor·adren·a·line also nor·adren·a·lin .nȯr ə dren əl ən n …   Medical dictionary

  • levarterenol — SYN: norepinephrine. l. bitartrate SYN: norepinephrine bitartrate. * * * lev·ar·ter·e·nol .lev är tir ə .nȯl, ter , .nōl n levorotatory norepinephrine * * * lev·ar·te·re·nol (lev″ahr tērґə nol) the levorotatory isomer of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Levophed — Levo·phed lev ə .fed trademark used for a preparation of norepinephrine * * * Lev·o·phed (levґo fed) trademark for a preparation of norepinephrine bitartrate …   Medical dictionary

  • Metaraminol — Systematic (IUPAC) name (1R,2S) 3 [ 2 amino 1 hydroxy propyl]phenol Clinical data AHFS/ …   Wikipedia

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