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It is just a question, however, whether, even in instances such as these, the nutritional failure may not be explained upon the assumption of withdrawal of the local vasomotor control.
This is mainly due to a direct action on the muscular coats of the vessels, but is also partly of central origin, since the drug also stimulates the vasomotor centre in the medulla oblongata.
These consist chiefly in an action upon non-striped muscle, vasomotor centres, blood vessels and the blood.
It is thought that up to 80% of women will experience vasomotor symptoms.
Therefore, the baroreceptors act to fine tune the activity of the vasomotor center based on fluctuations in pressure.