cholinomimetic


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cholinomimetic

 [ko″lin-o-mi-met´ik]
having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; parasympathomimetic.

chol·i·no·mi·met·ic

(kōl'i-nō-mi-met'ik),
Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; term proposed to replace the less accurate, parasympathomimetic. Compare: adrenomimetic.
[acetylcholine + G. mimētikos, imitating]

cholinomimetic

/cho·li·no·mi·met·ic/ (-mi-met´ik) having an action similar to acetylcholine; parasympathomimetic.

cho·li·no·mi·met·ic

(kō'lin-ō-mi-met'ik)
Having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; replaces the less specific term parasympathomimetic.
Compare: adrenomimetic
Synonym(s): parasympathomimetic.
[acetylcholine + G. mimētikos, imitating]

cholinomimetic

having an action similar to that of acetylcholine; called also parasympathomimetic.

cholinomimetic alkaloids
naturally occurring plant alkaloids which have cholinomimetic actions are arecoline, pilocarpine, muscarine.
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Recommended Dosage: 10 mg once daily (the dose shown to be effective in controlled trials), reached after patients have been taking 5 mg daily for 4-6 weeks, to reduce the risk of cholinomimetic effects.
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Interestingly, administration of the cholinomimetic donepezil (acetylcholinesterase inhibitor) partially ameliorated this impairment in IT suggesting that IT may, at least in part, be mediated by cholinergic processes.
Urinary retention should be treated with a direct cholinomimetic agent, such as bethanecol.
In other cases tetrabenazine 25-150mg/day or cholinomimetic medications might be successfully applied, not only in Tardive dyskinesia but also in Tardive tremors.
The co-administration of cholinomimetic agents, such as bethanechol, promotes a synergism with NSAIDs in the gastric lesion induced by the increased secretion of acid and pepsin in the stomach (Rainsford, 1978).
Guarini S, Tagliavini S, Ferrari W, Bertolini A (1989) Reversal of haemorrhagic shock in rats by cholinomimetic drugs.
Gastric ulcerogenicity of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in mice with mucosa sensitized by cholinomimetic treatment.