Archive for the 'Bronchospasm' Category

25 Jan

Yohimbine-induced Bronchospasm

Yohimbine is an alpha-2 blocking agent. Its peripheral autonomic effect is to decrease sympathetic activity and to increase parasympathetic activity. The increase in cholinergic activity and the decrease in adrenergic activity both can cause an increase in mucus secretion and bronchocon-striction. Following is the report of a patient with yohimbine-induced bronchospasm. Case Report A 60-year-old […]

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