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Epinine

Epinine

Epinine (deoxyepinephrine) is an amine found in broom tops. The hydrochloric salt, epinine hydrochloride, is used as an adrenergic, principally to constrict blood vessels, contract the sphincter muscle, and cause uterine muscle contraction.


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