sympatholitic

sympatholitic

[¦sim·pə·thō¦lid·ik]
(pharmacology)
Of or pertaining to an effect antagonistic to that of the sympathetic nervous system.
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For example, central and peripheral sympatholitic effects; blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin-System (RAS), either by inhibition of the Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme (ACE) or blockade of the angiotensin AT1 receptors; direct or indirect enhancement of NO production, changes in calcium homeosthasis, among other mechanisms (Izzo and Black, 1999).