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Pain pp 297-299 | Cite as

Alpha-2 Agonists

  • Moheb Gohar
  • Samantha Stamper
  • Ehab FaragEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Alpha-2 adrenergic agonists have various applications in the different fields of medicine, one of which is pain management. They play a role at the central and peripheral levels to provide analgesia. Their use has been established through various routes to provide analgesia.

Keywords

α2 agnoists Clonidine Dexmedetomidine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cleveland Clinic FoundationMayfield HeightsUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Cleveland Clinic FoundationSolonUSA

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