blocking agent

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Noun1.blocking agent - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological processblocking agent - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Normodyne, Trandate - antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
neuromuscular blocking agent - a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
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The assets include one novel intermediate-acting neuromuscular blocking agent that has completed Phase I trials, one short-acting neuromuscular blocking agent, as well as a rapid-acting reversal agent proprietary to these compounds.
The study, being led by the McGill University Medical School's division of cancer epidemiology, is looking at the ability of a carrageenan gel in Divine 9--a water-based moisturizer gel manufactured by CarraShield Labs--to act as an HPV blocking agent.
Nebivolol BYSTOLIC) is reportedly a beta-adrenergic receptor blocking agent that is preferentially beta-1 selective up to and including the 10 mg dose and in extensive metabolizers.
This indicates that the salmeterol remains anchored in the receptor and is available to continually stimulate the [beta] receptor once the blocking agent is removed.
Rest of the surgery was continued without neuromuscular blocking agent.
Furthermore, Tambocor is the only sodium channel blocking agent in Japan to be approved for the treatment of tachyarrythmia in pediatric patients.
These involved adding a related complementary flavor, citrus, as a sensory distraction; incorporating a bitterness blocking agent that neutralizes the taste buds; using an ingredient, taurine, to block bitterness; utilizing an enzyme to break down the peptide bonds of bitter components; and using cyclodextrins to form inclusion complexes with the bitter compounds, which mask the bitter taste.
To determine the efficacy of the neuromuscular blocking agent rocuronium bromide as a mydriatic agent in European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) and to assess possible adverse effects due to its use, 10 kestrels received a single topical instillation with a pipette of 0.
During the thermal stoving of these coatings, the MEKO blocking agent is released.
TIMOPTIC (timolol maleate) is a non-selective beta- adrenergic receptor blocking agent indicated for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.
Unless a person under the influence of a neuromuscular blocking agent is assisted by an artificial breathing mechanism (such as a ventilator), he or she will suffocate to death.
A nurse inadvertently administered 5 mL of the neuromuscular blocking agent instead of heparin .