trimethaphan


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trimethaphan

 [tri-meth´ah-fan]
a short-acting ganglionic blocking agent, used as trimethaphan camsylate as an antihypertensive to produce controlled hypotension during surgery and for the emergency treatment of hypertensive crises and pulmonary edema due to hypertension; administered intravenously.

trimethaphan

/tri·meth·a·phan/ (tri-meth´ah-fan) a short-acting ganglionic blocking agent, used as the camsylate ester to produce controlled hypotension during surgery and for the emergency treatment of hypertensive crises and pulmonary edema due to hypertension.

trimetaphan, trimethaphan

a compound used in ganglionic blockade and as a vasodilator.
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Trimethaphan is still recommended as an anti-hypertensive though it is no longer available.