Alpha-2 agonists

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Background

  • Central α agonists lower blood pressure by stimulating α-receptors in the brain which causes peripheral vasodilation

Medications

Adverse effects

  • sedation
  • drying of the nasal mucosa
  • rebound hypertension

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