(redirected from Adrenergic agonist)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Adrenergic agonist: Adrenergic antagonist
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for agonist

the principal character in a work of fiction


Related Words

someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

a muscle that contracts while another relaxes

Related Words

(biochemistry) a drug that can combine with a receptor on a cell to produce a physiological reaction

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
In clinical researches performed to investigate the activity between beta adrenergic agonists as tocolytic agents, it was found that IP is more active compared to ritodrine and isoproterenol.
Pharmacodynamics: The alpha-2 adrenergic agonist activity (A2A) of desmedetomidine blocks the afferent activity of A and C fibers, associated with somato-sympathetic reflexes and spotaneous somatic flow, offering protection against stress.
Given the risk of long-term neurophysiologic and behavioural impairment, the use of beta 2 adrenergic agonists should be limited to proven indications when alternate drugs are ineffective or unavailable and the risks of the untreated disease to the mother and fetus are greater than the risk of the beta 2 adrenergic agonist," said Dr Frank R.
The mechanism of action for salmeterol is a (LABA) long-acting beta 2 adrenergic agonist.
A prototypical, short-acting bronchodilator is albuterol (also called salbutamol), a selective beta-2 adrenergic agonist which relaxes bronchiole smooth muscle.
2] Effective dosage is Must be Adrenergic agonists not based on age or administered weight consistently to be effective (not amenable to holidays) Start at lowest Wean dose gradually dosage, titrate to (by 0.
Phenylephrine is a sympathomimetic agent which acts primarily as an alpha adrenergic agonist.
2] adrenergic agonist rather than using a high dose of corticosteroid.
Dexmedetomidine is a highly selective [alpha]-2 adrenergic agonist with an affinity of eight times greater than that of clonidine.
Originally marketed as an antihypertensive in the early 1970s, the central alpha-2 adrenergic agonist is now used for a variety of conditions, including menopause symptoms, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, Tourette syndrome, smoking cessation, neuropathic pain, and LSD flashbacks, Dr.
Further compounds in development include abediterol, a novel long acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist (LABA) for asthma and COPD, two novel dual action long-acting muscarinic antagonist beta-2 agonist MABA compounds plus PAN-JAK and PI3K?
2] adrenergic agonist that's been used for more than a decade in the United Kingdom.