guanethidine


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guanethidine

 [gwahn-eth´ĭ-dēn]
an adrenergic blocking agent; the monosulfate salt is used as an antihypertensive agent.

guanethidine

/guan·eth·i·dine/ (gwahn-eth´ĭ-dēn) an adrenergic blocking agent, used as the monosulfate salt as an antihypertensive.

guanethidine

an adrenergic-blocking agent.
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The effect of guanethidine and local anesthetics on the electrically stimulated mouse vas deferens.
Guanethidine after twenty years: A pharmacologist's perspective.
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FA controls) in vagoto-mized rats and rats treated with atropine, but the increase in HR was less pronounced in rats treated with guanethidine.
Twenty sessions (twice a week) of IRSB of 10 mg guanethidine and 1 mg lidocaine/kg body weight each.
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Guanethidine is available for IV use in other countries but is not commercially available in the United States.
Thyroid storm: A review of 22 episodes with special emphasis on the use of guanethidine.
Skeletal muscle function in primary fibromyalgia: Effect of regional sympathetic blockade with guanethidine.
The following drugs may increase the effectiveness of insulin, resulting in hypoglycemia: ACE inhibitors, alcohol, anabolic steroids, beta blockers, calcium, chloroquine, clofibrate, clonidine, disopyramide, fluoxetine, guanethidine, lithium, mebendazole, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, octreotide, pentamidine, phenylbutazone, propoxyphene, pyridoxine, salicylates, sulfinpyrazone, sulfonamides, and tetracyclines.
The first group of medication to control hypertension was associated with adverse effects so significant that relatively few patients complied with the prescribed medication, which included methyldopa, reserpine, pentaquine, hydralazine, and guanethidine.
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