rescinnamine


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rescinnamine

 [re-sin´ah-min]
a rauwolfia alkaloid administered orally as an antihypertensive agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

res·cin·na·mine

(rē-sin'ă-mēn, -min),
A purified ester alkaloid of the alseroxylon fraction of species of Rauwolfia; chemically and pharmacologically related to reserpine with similar uses.
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rescinnamine

(rē-sĭn′ă-mĭn)
An antihypertensive drug derived from species of Rauwolfia.
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Other alkaloids believed to have medicinal action include canescine, deserpidine, recanescine, and rescinnamine. In 1952 CIBA Labs from Switzerland published the first complete report on the chemistry and pharmacology of reserpine.
The active ingredients of the purified extract were a mixture of reserpine and rescinnamine. In this study 346 patients with hypertension were treated on an outpatient basis in public and private hospitals.