Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist


Dexmedetomidine desired effects:

  • Increased Norepinephrine Activity
  • General Anesthesia
  • Decreased Organized Electrical Activity

Dexmedetomidine drug classes:

  • Central alpha-2 Adrenergic Agonist

Dexmedetomidine pharmacologic actions:

  • Hypnotics and Sedatives
  • Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic

Dexmedetomidine mechanism of action:

  • Adrenergic alpha1-Agonists
  • Adrenergic alpha2-Agonists
  • treatable

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Last updated: 2/7/2023, 5:52:20 AM