Dopamine

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A neurotransmitter, and β1 agonist. There a multiple dopamine receptors and so multiple drugs have been developed that exploit this. The relationship between these drug molecules is complex. Drugs that enhance dopinergic transmission are used to treat

Drugs that reduce dopinergic transmission can be useful as

Therapeutic Use

In use as a vasopressor agent in cardiogenic shock it may be inferior to nor-adrenaline[1].

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