anticholinergic

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Synonyms for anticholinergic

a substance that opposes or blocks the action of acetylcholine

inhibiting or blocking the action of acetylcholine at a receptor site

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The DDS, which releases the anticholinergic agent trospium chloride, can be applied into the bladder through the urethra.
Furthermore, new-generation anticholinergic agents, such as darifenacin and solifenacin, are selective for the M3 receptor and thus offer the potential of reduced side-effects.
Trospium, a quaternary ammonium antimuscarinic, is hydrophilic and theoretically should not cross the blood-brain barrier like lipophilic anticholinergic agents (e.
Drug therapy includes anticholinergic agents, quaternary ammonium compounds, and selectiveM3-receptorantagonists.
Anticholinergic agents such as oxybutynin, oxytrol, tolterodine, and solifenacin succinate are often used to inhibit detrusor muscle contraction.
2]-agonists or anticholinergic agents to outpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
In those cases, nasal decongestant sprays, systemic decongestants, anticholinergic agents such as ipratropium bromide, or steroid preparations may reduce turbinate swelling and relieve sinus pressure and pain.
Oral anticholinergic agents and [beta]-blockers may be effective but also carry significant side effects.
5] One is to prescribe drug therapy with systemic and topical anticholinergic agents to diminish sweat gland function.
The use of anticholinergic agents to relax smooth muscle spasm may allow such reflux to occur.
Other therapies include amantidine and anticholinergic agents, although there are concerns about cognitive impairment in patients on the latter, albeit limited to a single study that has not been replicated.
She had been previously treated with multiple anticholinergic agents, as well as supratrigonal cystectomy with ileocystoplasty without success.
Theophylline is considered effective in COPD but, because of potential toxicity, is recommended as an alternative to the inhaled bronchodilators such as [beta]2 agonists or anticholinergic agents.
Anticholinergic agents produce as much bronchodilatation as short-acting beta-agonists