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Beta-adrenergic agonists are adrenergic agonists which act upon the beta receptors.[1]

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β1 agonists

β1 agonists: stimulates adenylyl cyclase activity; opening of calcium channel. (cardiac stimulants; used to treat cardiogenic shock, acute heart failure, bradyarrhythmias). Selected examples are:

β2 agonists

β2 agonists: stimulates adenylyl cyclase activity; closing of calcium channel (smooth muscle relaxants; used to treat asthma and COPD). Selected examples are:

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Undetermined/unsorted

The following agents are also listed as agonists by MeSH.[2]

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