vagotonic


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va·go·to·ni·a

 (vā′gə-tō′nē-ə)
n.
Overactivity or irritability of the vagus nerve, adversely affecting function of the blood vessels, stomach, and muscles.


va′go·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

vagotonic

(ˌveɪɡəˈtɒnɪk)
adj
(Pathology) of or relating to vagotonia
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Propofol causes hypotension due to its vagotonic effect and fentanyl inhibits baroreceptor reflex.
The cardiac glycosides in Nerium oleander have vagotonic effects, resulting in bradycardia and heart block.
2009) suggested that the use of beta-blockers and other cardiac medications, such as digitalis, which is vagotonic, may mitigate adverse effects of PM on HRV.
AChEIs may potentially have vagotonic effects on heart rate (i.