antagonist drug

antagonist drug 

A drug that blocks or reduces the effect of a neurotransmitter. See beta-blocker.
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The various regimens use different combinations of periods of treatment with unfractionated heparin, low-molecular-weight heparin, or a vitamin K antagonist drug during the first trimester, during weeks 14-36, and during the last weeks of pregnancy.
The implant then delivers therapeutic levels of the antagonist drug, naltrexone, into the bloodstream which can curb one's cravings for alcohol or opioids.
The study tested 283 genetically profiled alcoholics for the efficacy of ondansetron, a serotonin antagonist drug.
The second quarter 2009 expense was higher due to the costs associated with the purchase of materials and manufacturing of HIF-1 alpha and survivin antagonist drug supply for Phase I clinical trials.
PolyMedix plans to develop an antagonist drug that is safer and easier to use than currently approved therapy.
Naltrexone is an opiate antagonist drug developed in the 1970s and approved by the FDA in 1984 for opiate and drug abuse treatment.
The new Pharmacor report "Hypertension" finds that sales of Novartis's Tekturna, the first renin inhibitor that will be used to treat hypertension, will be bolstered if clinical trial data demonstrate that the drug can provide prevention of end-organ damage superior to that of the angiotensin II receptor antagonist drug class.
Physuline is an oral vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist drug that has proven effective in patients with syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH), a condition resulting in fluid overload due to the excessive release of antidiuretic hormone.
Specifically, clinic-level analysis shows only 37 percent of eligible heart failure patients received a CRT device, 50 percent received an ICD, and 35 percent received aldosterone antagonist drug therapy.
Nasdaq: IDRA) today announced preliminary results from a Phase 1 clinical trial of IMO-3100, its lead Toll-like Receptor (TLR) 7 and TLR9 antagonist drug candidate for potential applications in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.
Naltrexone is an FDA-approved antagonist drug that prevents opioid-addicted individuals from craving drugs and blocks the euphoric or pleasure feelings brought on by opiate use.
Naltrexone is a type of antagonist drug that can prevent addicts from experiencing "pleasure feelings" in the brain during opiate and alcohol consumption.