moxonidine


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moxonidine

Cardiology An antihypertensive of the selective imidazoline receptor agonist family which may be useful in managing CHF. See MOXCON, SIRA.

moxonidine

A drug that causes arteries to relax by influencing the action of the sympathetic nervous system. It is used to treat high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Physiotens.
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A [beta]-blocker followed by a long-acting [alpha]-blocker or a centrally acting sympatholytic-like moxonidine is a rational strategy.
1997) Central imidazoline receptors as targets of centrally acting antihypertensives: Moxonidine and rilmenidine.
Aldomet), rilmenidine (Hyperium), moxonidine (Physiotens) or others (specified).
The low affinity of moxonidine for I-site binding was confirmed using [[H.
Arteriolar thickening, capillary rarefaction and interstitial fibrosis in the heart of rats with renal failure: the effects of ramipril, nifedipine and moxonidine.
diltiazem and verapamil) should not be used to treat hypertension in patients with HF-REF, and moxonidine should also be avoided in patients with HF-REF as it is associated with increased mortality.
Aldomet[R]), rilmenidine (Hyperium[R]), moxonidine (Physiotens[R]) or others (specified).
protein C (aPC), moxonidine, tomoxetine, duloxetine,