What is another word for pressor?

8 synonyms found


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Pressure-related medical conditions and medical devices are often referred to as pressors. Synonyms for this word include vasoconstrictors, pressor agents, and vasopressors. These terms are used to describe medications that increase blood pressure or devices that apply pressure, such as compression stockings. Pressors are often used to treat shock, sepsis, and other medical emergencies, and they work by narrowing blood vessels and increasing resistance to blood flow. Health professionals must monitor blood pressure closely when using pressors, as they can cause many adverse effects. Some common pressors include norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine. Other synonyms for pressors include inotropes, positive inotropes, and cardiotonic agents.

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How to use "Pressor" in context?

Pressor is a medical term for a condition that causes a person to experience increased blood pressure. There are many different types ofpressors, and each can cause a different type of effect. Some commonpressors include anxiety, anxiety attacks, caffeine, and exercise.

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