antagonist

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one that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate

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a muscle that relaxes while another contracts

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a drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug

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The doses of the serotonin antagonists were administered as per previous research data regarding their optimal dose related efficacy.
The launch of serotonin antagonists which are largely aimed at treating sleep maintenance is set to make a substantial impact on the insomnia market, which will increase in value across the seven major markets from $6.
Similarly, the objective of this investigation was the study of prevention of PONV in female patients, who are at a higher risk of PONV with a specific focus on the newest class of antiemetics, the serotonin antagonists.
As mentioned, it is possible that this drag combined with either the SSRI or the triptan individually could cause the illness as well without the combination of the other drag because this class of antinausea drags are all serotonin antagonists.
However, Becker (1986) reported that nonspecific serotonin antagonists, like cyproheptadine and cinanserine, produced potent contrast-reducing action on the second post-shift trial, and Grigson and Flaherty (1991) showed that cyproheptadine reduced cSNC also during the first post-shift trial.
The inhibition was further repressed when treated with the high concentration (50 [mu]M) op the two serotonin antagonists (Fig.
In general, this drug and the serotonin antagonists dolasetron (Anzemet) and granisetron (Kytril) are now felt to be safe.
Preventive medications might include anticonvulsants, blood pressure medications, antidepressants, serotonin antagonists, or unconventional treatments such as magnesium salts or vitamins.
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