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Why does norepinephrine cause more vasoconstriction than heart rate increase?

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Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Alpha receptors

Ne has a higher affinity for the Alpha receptors which are located in the peripheral arterioles and cause vasoconstriction.
Beta receptors are.Responsible for accelerating the heart rate.

In brief: Alpha receptors

Ne has a higher affinity for the Alpha receptors which are located in the peripheral arterioles and cause vasoconstriction.
Beta receptors are.Responsible for accelerating the heart rate.
Dr. Brian Nichol
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Alpha receptors

The arteries like norepinephrine more and constrict tighter than with epi.

In brief: Alpha receptors

The arteries like norepinephrine more and constrict tighter than with epi.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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