What Functions Does Epinephrine Conduct?

Epinephrine performs many functions such as –

  • Causes an increase in blood pressure due to arteriolar vasoconstriction
  • Facilitates glycogenolysis in liver and muscles
  • Causes an increase in the heart rate and cardiac output
  • Causes dilation of vessels of skeletal muscles, viscera and corona
  • Relaxes muscles of the gastrointestinal tract and bronchioles of lungs
  • Serves in case of emergency – emergency hormones

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