Hemodynamics and leg muscle metabolism at rest and during exercise in young healthy men after prenalterol

  title={Hemodynamics and leg muscle metabolism at rest and during exercise in young healthy men after prenalterol},
  author={Ulf Dahlstr{\"o}m and J. H. Atterh{\"o}g and Lennart Jorfeldt},
  journal={Clinical Pharmacology \& Therapeutics},
In eight young healthy men the effects of short‐term treatment with prenalterol, a new β‐adrenergic agonist, on peripheral hemodynamics and leg muscle metabolism were studied at rest and during exercise at a moderate and a heavy workload. At rest prenalterol treatment significantly increased pulmonary oxygen uptake, heart rate, rate pressure product, and leg blood flow and decreased leg arteriovenous oxygen content difference. During exercise fewer hemodynamic effects of prenalterol were… 
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