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adrenergic

[‚ad·rə′nər·jik]
(physiology)
Describing the chemical activity of epinephrine or epinephrine-like substances.
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c) Alpha adrenergic agonists and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors may not be effective at reducing IOP sufficiently
It is a non-selective antagonist of alpha adrenergic that competitively block both pre and presynaptic adrenergic receptors hence favoring vasodilation and reduces peripheral resistance.19
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.
Weiss, "Interaction of alpha adrenergic antagonists with calmodulin," Life Sciences, vol.
Patients receiving alpha adrenergic blockers were also included, and subgroups were formed according to this treatment.
The alpha adrenergic antagonist prazosin has shown promise in multiple case and chart reviews, open-label trials, and placebo-controlled studies.
If this is correct, the standard treatment of using alpha adrenergic agonists may need to be rethought (14).