The active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla in most species. It stimulates both the alpha- and beta- adrenergic systems, causes systemic vasoconstriction and gastrointestinal relaxation, stimulates the heart, and dilates bronchi and cerebral vessels. It is used in asthma and cardiac failure and to delay absorption of local anesthetics....
epinephrine, adrenaline, adrenalin, L(-)-Epinephrine, (-)-epinephrine or β,3,4-trihydroxy-N-methylphenethylamine
White or almost white crystalline powder
used to treat a number of conditions including: cardiac arrest, anaphylaxis, and superficial bleeding