parasympathomimetic

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parasympathomimetic

[‚par·ə¦sim·pə·thō·mi′med·ik]
(pharmacology)
Of drugs, having an effect similar to that produced when the parasympathetic nerves are stimulated.
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Currently there are five major classes of medications that are used to lower the IOP including beta adrenergic antagonists, alpha adrenergic agonists, parasympathomimetics, prostaglandin analogues, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors6,8.
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parasympathomimetics (atropine, ipratropium bromide);