adrenergic drug


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Noun1.adrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrineadrenergic drug - drug that has the effects of epinephrine
phenylephrine - a powerful vasoconstrictor used to dilate the pupils and relieve nasal congestion
phenylpropanolamine - an adrenergic drug used in many preparations to relieve allergic reactions or respiratory infections; "drugs containing phenylpropanolamine are being recalled"
pressor, vasoconstrictive, vasoconstrictor - any agent that causes a narrowing of an opening of a blood vessel: cold or stress or nicotine or epinephrine or norepinephrine or angiotensin or vasopressin or certain drugs; maintains or increases blood pressure
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that data from a Phase IIa clinical trial conducted by Merck has indicated that its alpha adrenergic drug development candidate for the oral treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) increased urine flow acutely in humans with less apparent potential to cause the cardiovascular side effects associated with other alpha adrenergic drugs currently on the market.
Invicorp(TM) is a formulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) in combination with the adrenergic drug phentolamine mesylate (PMS), that provides an effective therapy for ED patients which is essentially free of troublesome side effects.
Discovered in Denmark, INVICORP is an injectable formulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP ) in combination with the adrenergic drug phentolamine mesylate (PMS), that provides an effective therapy for ED patients which is essentially free of troublesome side effects and cumbersome delivery methods.