Definition of isoprenaline in English:


Pronunciation /ˌīsəˈprenlˌēn/ /ˌaɪsəˈprɛnlˌin/


  • another term for isoproterenol

    ‘With few exceptions, the order of potency on adrenoceptors is noradrenaline, adrenaline, isoprenaline, while on the adrenoceptor, the order is reversed.’
    another term for isoproterenol
    • ‘A quick puff of isoprenaline and asthma sufferers experiencing an attack or shortage of breath were breathing evenly again just 30s after inhaling the drug.’
    • ‘Difficulty in obtaining the raw material for isoprenaline has driven the recommendation of low dose epinephrine as an alternative treatment.’
    • ‘Measurements were not subjected to analysis if the patient was receiving any inotropic support other than isoprenaline.’
    • ‘Transferring patients to a specialist centre with recurrent syncope or significant hypotension, regardless of the use of isoprenaline infusions and external pacing is not acceptable.’


1950s from elements of the systematic name N-isopropylnoradrenaline.



/ˌīsəˈprenlˌēn/ /ˌaɪsəˈprɛnlˌin/