You are giving a patient IV epinephrine during a cardiac arrest. You know this will cause the patients heart to beat faster and their blood pressure to increase because epinephrine has an affinity for which receptors? Select all that apply.

 

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- Alpha 1

- Alpha 2

- Beta 1

- Beta 2

- Alpha 3

Rationale

Epinephrine is a Non-selective adrenergic agonist and can bind with Alpha 1, Alpha 2, Beta 1, Beta 2, and Beta 3 receptors. Alpha 3 receptors do not exist.

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