Action of L-epinephrine on the renin-aldosterone system and on urinary electrolyte excretion in man.

Abstract

The effect of L-epinephrine infusions (0.5-6.5 micrograms/min for up to 24 hr) in recumbency, on the renin-aldosterone system was studied in normal volunteers on diets containing 200 mEq sodium. Urinary sodium excretion was increased, potassium excretion was decreased, aldosterone excretion was suppressed while blood pressure and heart rate were minimally… (More)

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