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alpha-adrenergic

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor.

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Examples

  • It is advisable to use a direct-acting alpha-adrenergic agonist, such as norepinephrine, because their actions are not dependent upon the release of intracellular amines, the metabolism and availability of which are altered by MAO-I's.

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  • Prazosin is an alpha-adrenergic blocking medication for lowering high blood pressure that is sometimes used to reduce nightmares in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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  • Conventional therapy for hypertensive crisis should be employed. 5 A rapid short-acting parenteral alpha-adrenergic blocker, such as phentolamine, or vasodilators, such as nitroprusside, are recommended.

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  • As with other alpha-adrenergic blocking agents there is a potential risk of syncope passing outsee ADVERSE REACTIONS.

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  • Treatment of the hypertensive crisis requires an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent; parenteral phentolamine 5 mg IV, followed by 0.25-0.50 mg IV every 4-6 hours is the standard.

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  • Many physicians provide their patients on MAOIs with one or two 10-mg tablets of the calcium channel antagonist, nifedipine, and instruct them to take one sublingually for its alpha-adrenergic antagonistic effects immediately upon noticing any signs of acute hypertension.

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  • WASHINGTON (MedPage Today) - The makers of a dietary supplement initiated a voluntary recall of their product due to an undeclared amount of aildenafil and dangers posed by the alpha-adrenergic blocker phentolamine.

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  • These are potent alpha-adrenergic and dopaminergic blocking agents that cause depression of the central nervous system, hypotensive activity and antispasmodic, antihistaminic, analgesic, sedative, and anti-emetic activity.

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  • These are potent alpha-adrenergic and dopaminergic blocking agents that cause depression of the central nervous system, hypotensive activity and antispasmodic, antihistaminic, analgesic, sedative, and anti-emetic activity.

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  • These are potent alpha-adrenergic and dopaminergic blocking agents that cause depression of the central nervous system, hypotensive activity and antispasmodic, antihistaminic, analgesic, sedative, and anti-emetic activity.

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