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The active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla in most species. 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. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Epinephrine testing is used to distinguish cases of suspected pheochromocytome from other causes of episodic hypertensive symptoms. Source: Regenstrief Institute

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zh-CN Chinese (China) 肾上腺素
Synonyms: E;Epi;Epin;Epinphrine;Eppi
fr-CA French (Canada) Adrénaline
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Epinefriin
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Epinefrina
it-IT Italian (Italy) Epinefrina
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Epinefrin
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Эпинефрин
Synonyms: Адреналин
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) adrenaline
fr-BE French (Belgium) Adrénaline