hexamethonium


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hexamethonium

(ˌhɛksəmɪˈθəʊnɪəm)
n
(Pharmacology) a ganglionic blocker used to relieve hypertension
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The QUATS compounds that did not show mitochondrial inhibition are: clidinium bromide, hexamethonium bromide, tolonium chloride, and cefalonium.
hexamethonium, hydralazine, rauwolfia, and methyldopa), the reason for the decline previous to 1950 was unknown as of 1975 (Rosen 1975).
The preparations were preincubated with either atropine or hexamethonium and then exposed to [alpha]-hederin.
Similar to this finding, it has been showed that also the BP increase can be attenuated by pharmacological blockade of the autonomic nervous system with hexamethonium, indicating that it is mediated by the SNS rather than by mechanical factors related to changes in intrathoracic pressure.
The hexamethonium asthma study and the death of a normal volunteer in research.
An example occurred in summer 2001 when a volunteer on a Johns Hopkins research project died when she was given hexamethonium to inhale.
One of the most visible examples happened in summer 2001 when a volunteer on a Johns Hopkins research project died when she was given hexamethonium to inhale.
He enlisted healthy volunteers to inhale a chemical irritant, hexamethonium.
The ACh antagonist hexamethonium inhibited both the excitatory and inhibitory effects of ACh, but had no effect on contractions induced by 5HT and DA.
86) Further, it was claimed that the IRB had "failed to obtain sufficient information regarding the source, purity, quality, and method of preparation and delivery of the hexamethonium used in the research.
According to Varmus: "Think about hexamethonium, the drug that killed a student at Johns Hopkins.