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nbme27/Block 2/Question#47 (reveal difficulty score)
A 24-year-old woman at 28 weeks' gestation is ...
Tremor ๐Ÿ” / ๐Ÿ“บ / ๐ŸŒณ / ๐Ÿ“–

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Diaphoresis is an exception for sympathetic stimulation because it utilizes acetylcholine on muscarinic receptors (not the usual adrenergic receptors). This is one of the few cases when the sy empathetic nervous system signals via acetylcholine, whereas its effects are typically mediated by norepinephrine, epinephrine, and dopamine.

Common side effects of รŸ2-adrenergic agonists include tremor, hypokalemia, hyperglycemia, tachycardia, hypertension, and headache.

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