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What is Aramine?

Aramine is no longer available in the United States.


Aramine is a drug used to treat hypotension. It is a sympathomimetic drug; that is, it reproduces the effect of neurotransmitters in the sympathetic nervous system. It induces blood vessels to contract by stimulating alpha-adrenergic receptors. This contraction increases blood pressure. The active ingredient of Aramine is metaraminol. The drug is available by prescription.

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