antiadrenergic


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Related to antiadrenergic: anticholinergic
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Adj.1.antiadrenergic - relating to blocking or reducing adrenergic effects in the body
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This has led some people to look at the use of antiadrenergic drugs like the beta-blocker propranolol, and it turned out--to everyone's surprise --that breast cancer patients who happened to be on beta-blockers for hypertension actually lived longer than those who didn't," he said.
The mechanism for this effect is uncertain; it has been attributed to a peripheral antiadrenergic action, to a myocardial depressant effect, and to an action mediated by alpha-adrenoceptors in the central nervous system [4] [5] [6].
These side-effects--which may include extrapyramidal, anticholinergic, antiadrenergic, tardive dyskinesia, and antihistaminergic symptoms--negatively influence their subjective QOL.
Antipsychotics which have strong anticholinergic and/or antiadrenergic effects (such as chlorpromazine and fluphenazine) cause mydriasis and cycloplegia.
The cardioprotective and antiadrenergic activity of an extract of Rhodiola rosea in stress.
Among areas of concentration are anti-hypertenisve, anticonvulsant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antiadrenergic, anticholinergic, anticholesterol, antifungal, antihistamine, antiandrogen, analgesic and antiretroviral
Pheochromocytoma: The rational for the use of magnesium sulphate infusion in the anaesthetic management of pheochromocytoma is its antiadrenergic, antihypertensive & antiarrhythmic action.
The antiadrenergic agent prazosin is gaining increasing use in PTSD on the strength of several positive studies, including one that showed efficacy comparable to that of quetiapine but with far fewer side effects.
Although some evidence exists to support the use of other antiadrenergic agents such as clonidine and guanfacine as well as the anticonvulsant gabapentin in PTSD, "'large, randomized controlled trials are needed to clarify the role" of all of these agents, Dr.