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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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Since all the patients were already on alpha adrenergic blocker therapy, we added tadalafil to the ongoing treatment regime and did not consider a washout period of 4 weeks.
The exclusion criteria included age extremes (18- 60 years), recent open or endoscopic surgical intervention, presence of ureteral stent, radiolucent calculus, past unsuccessful ESWL, renal impairment (Serum Creatinine level above normal range), urinary tract infection, those on calcium channel blocker or alpha adrenergic antagonist and corticosteroids, congenital urinary anomalies, severe vertebral malformation.
When patients were divided into subgroups due to alpha adrenergic blocker treatment, Qmax and Qave values were significantly higher in the sitting position and other parameters did not show any statistically significant difference.
If this is correct, the standard treatment of using alpha adrenergic agonists may need to be rethought (14).
There are five classes of medications that are considered first-line agents for treatment of hypertension--diuretics beta blockers, alpha adrenergic blockers, calcium channel blockers.
Synaptic Pharmaceutical Corporation (Paramus, NJ; 201-261-1331) announced that it has been awarded a United States patent (6,156,518) for the use of the alpha adrenergic 1B and 1D receptors to screen compounds that bind to them.
The therapeutics of vasopressin and alpha adrenergic blockers are omitted.
The market scenario will change after the launch of new disease-modifying therapies such as NGF binders, transient receptor potential vanilloid (TRPV) antagonists, calcium channel blockers, non-peptide neurotoxins, alpha adrenergic receptors, p38 kinase inhibitors, fatty acid amides hydrolase inhibitors, alpha-2 delta ligands, bradykinin (B2) receptor, N-Methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonists, sigma 1 agonists and so on.