(Science: chemical) An ethanolamine derivative that is an adrenergic alpha agonist. It is used as a vasoconstrictor agent in the treatment of hypotension.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-agonists, sympathomimetic, vasoconstrictor agents.

Chemical name: Acetamide, 2-amino-N-(2-(2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-2-hydroxyethyl)-

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