eserine


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phy·so·stig·mine

(fī'sō-stig'mēn),
An alkaloid of physostigma; it is a reversible inhibitor of the cholinesterases and prevents destruction of acetylcholine; used as a cholinergic agent, and experimentally to enhance the action of acetylcholine at any of its sites of liberation.
Synonym(s): eserine

eserine

(ĕs′ə-rēn′)

eserine

An ANTICHOLINESTERASE drug sometimes used to constrict the pupil and treat GLAUCOMA.

eserine

a plant alkaloid that is capable of blocking CHOLINESTERASE.

physostigmine 

A reversible anticholinesterase drug used as a parasympathomimetic which, when used in the eye constricts the pupil. It may be used in solution of 0.25-1% or ointment 0.25-0.50% in the treatment of glaucoma, but because of its side-effects its usage is rare nowadays. It is sometimes combined with pilocarpine. Syn. eserine. See miotics; neostigmine; parasympathomimetic drug.

eserine

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When gills were exposed to one of the 5HT antagonists, as well as to the cholinesterase inhibitor eserine, the muscles would relax in response to ACh.
Eserine, as well as parathion and malathion, is incorporated through the epithelium of the skin, mouth, and respiratory tract (5,6).
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