alpha-adrenergic


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Related to alpha-adrenergic: beta-adrenergic, alpha-adrenergic blockers

alpha-adrenergic

(ăl′fə-ăd′rə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor.

alpha-adrenergic

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Phentolamine mesylate, chemical formula C17H19N30-CH4S03, is a nonselective alpha-adrenergic antagonist.
Carvedilol targets both the beta- and alpha-adrenergic receptors.
conjunctivitis/episcleritis/scleritis Anti-rheumatics Hydroxychloroquine: visual disturbance (decreased vision, colour vision disturbance), corneal deposition, retinal deposition Indomethacin: keratopathy, retinopathy Sulphasalazine: induced myopia Table 3 ADRs of topical anti-glaucoma medication Drug Adverse reaction Beta-blockers Bronchoconstriction, bradycardia, arrhythmia, syncope, impotence Alpha-adrenergic Allergic reactions (follicular agonists conjunctivitis), bradycardia, hypotension, headaches, fatigue, somnolence Prostaglandin Conjunctival hyperaemia, iris darkening, analogues eyelash changes Carbonic Bitter taste, gastrointestinal anhydrase disturbance, headaches inhibitors
However, because its use can result in poor muscle relaxation, muscle tremors, myotonic contractions, opisthotonus, and rough recovery, ketamine is rarely used alone (7-10); it is often paired with drugs such as alpha-adrenergic agonists, benzodiazepines, and propofol for chemical restraint and induction of anesthesia in birds.
Do patients requiring high doses of postoperative inotropic support have down-regulated alpha-adrenergic receptors?
Its action is similar to that of phenylephrine, an alpha-adrenergic agonist, (2) and it has been used for treating hypotension in doses of about 100 mg 3 times a day.
Topical alpha-adrenergic agonists (Alphagan) decrease fluid production as well as increase fluid outflow.
Drug-related causes of stress incontinence can include alpha-adrenergic antagonists.
The treatment is mainly supportive with the use of mechanical ventilation and alpha-adrenergic blocking agents while managing increased intracranial pressure.
Alpha-adrenergic vasoconstrictors diminish nasal obstruction, but they have no influence on itching, sneezing, and nasal secretion.
Clonidine, a centrally acting alpha-adrenergic agonist, is a safe and effective treatment for hypertension that has been available for decades.
A number of kids do quite well on alpha-adrenergic agonists" as well, he said.