lobeline


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lobeline

(ˈləʊbəˌliːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a crystalline alkaloid extracted from the seeds of the Indian tobacco plant, used as a smoking deterrent and respiratory stimulant
[C19: from lobelia]
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Action stimulante respiratoire reflexe du sulfure de sodium, du cyanure de potassium, de la nicotine et de la lobeline.
No Alkaloid Name Commercial brand (s) Codeine Antitus[TM], Codicaps[TM], Tussipax[TM] Lobeline Citotal[TM], Lobatox[TM], Refrane[TM], Stopsmoke[TM] Noscapine Bequitusin[TM], Degoran[TM], Tossamine[TM], Tussisedal[TM] Theophylline Adenovasin[TM], Aerobin[TM], Euphyllin[TM], Theochron[TM] Ephedrine Amidoyna[TM], Bronchicum[TM], Peripherin[TM], Solamin[TM]
Lobeline and beta-amyrin palmitate from lobelia increase norepinephrine (NE) release and inhibit dopamine (DP) uptake.
Lobelia: There is evidence to suggest that the constituent called lobeline is of benefit.
No good evidence supports using anxiolyrics, silver acetate, Nicobrevin (a nicotinefree smoking cessation aid), lobeline, or naltrexone for smoking cessation.
Little is known about the nature of the AP chemoreceptors, but they are known to respond to a diverse range of naturally occurring poisons (or drugs) in the blood, including cardiac glycosides, apomorphine, morphine, and lobeline (Gaitonde et al.
Lobelia contains lobeline, a chemical cousin of nicotine, which helps reduce nicotine cravings.
It's a psychological approach that consists of an audio cassette, a book and lobeline sulfate (a nicotine substitute that is a derivative of the Indian tobacco plant) tablets.
Public relations firms David PR Group, Lobeline Communications and Susan Blond, Inc.
Lobeline sulfate products have been sold over the counter for a number of years under such trade names as Nikoban and Bantron.