dapiprazole


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dapiprazole

 [dah-pip´rah-zōl]
an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent used topically to the conjunctiva as the hydrochloride salt to reverse pharmacologically-induced mydriasis.

dapiprazole

/da·pipdot;ra·zole/ (dah-pip´rah-zōl) an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent used topically as the hydrochloride salt to reverse pharmacologically induced mydriasis.

dapiprazole

[däpip′räzōl]
an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent used topically on the conjunctiva as the hydrochloride salt to reverse pharmacologically-induced mydriasis.

alpha-adrenergic antagonist 

An adrenergic blocking agent which produces miosis and a slight reduction in intraocular pressure. It is used mainly to reverse the mydriatic effect of sympathomimetic drugs (e.g. phenylephrine hydrochloride), or even some antimuscarinic drugs (e.g. tropicamide). Common agents include dapiprazole and moxisylyte (thymoxamine). Syn. alpha-blocker. See sympatholytic drugs.

dapiprazole

a synthetic alpha-adrenolytic used topically as a miotic and to reverse the effects of mydriatics in ophthalmology.