Rauwolfia alkaloids

Rauwolfia alkaloids

Drugs used as antihypertensives. They were also once used as antipsychotic drugs.
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[27.] Singh DK, Srivastva B, Sahu A (2004) Spectrophotometric determination of Rauwolfia alkaloids, estimation of reserpine in pharmaceuticals.
An equivalent dose of pure rauwolfia alkaloids, also known as alseroxylon extract or pure reserpine, can also be used to treat hypertension.
The Rauwolfia alkaloids extracted from the roots, leaves and seeds, medically it is important therapeutic agent both as antihypertensives and as sedatives.
All decongestants can interact adversely with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), tricyclic antidepressants, indomethacin, beta blockers, methyldopa, some general anesthetics, digitalis, antihypertensives, rauwolfia alkaloids, other central nervous system (CNS) stimulants, and possibly theophylline.