alpha-adrenergic


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Related to alpha-adrenergic: beta-adrenergic, alpha-adrenergic blockers

alpha-adrenergic

(ăl′fə-ăd′rə-nûr′jĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an alpha-receptor.

alpha-adrenergic

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When prescribing, consider the possibility of combined side effects with clozapine and adjunct medications having antimuscarinic or alpha-adrenergic activity, or both.
Compared to TCAs, SSRIs and SNRIs exhibit more selective effects on serotonin and serotonin/norepinephrine while lacking the inhibitory effects on muscarinic, histamine H1, and alpha-adrenergic receptors; which basically means equal anti-depressive effects with a more favorable side-effect profile.
Many of us will reach for an alpha-adrenergic antagonist or a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor as first-line therapy for patients with mild but annoying symptoms.
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Several general interventions assist in prevention of UI: preventing urinary tract infections and fecal impaction, controlling diabetes mellitus and heart failure, correcting hypercalemia, reducing diuretic fluids, avoiding physical or chemical restraints and managing medications that can cause UI (ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, beta- and alpha-adrenergic agonists, alpha-adrenergic blockers, diuretics, cholinesterase inhibitors, psychotropics, narcotic analgesics and anticholinergics).
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Carvedilol targets both the beta- and alpha-adrenergic receptors.