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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Administered orally twice-daily, Uritos is an anticholinergic agent commonly prescribed to treat OAB.
4) Anticholinergic agents affect the human body by inhibiting specific receptors, which is supposed to suppress the permanent or sudden urge to urinate.
Two main classes of drugs, which are usually prescribed for PD are dopamine agonists and anticholinergic agents.
A selective anticholinergic agent developed by Pfizer of the US, Detrusitol can exert beneficial effects with once-a-day dosage.
The effectiveness of atropine, an anticholinergic agent, indicates that brevetoxins also activate neural pathways.
As the first long-acting inhaled anticholinergic agent approved in over 8 years for COPD, Tudorza will be an important treatment option available for the millions of patients living with this serious disease.
In addition to the daily regime, the ATS suggests a mast-cell stabilizing agent or an inhaled anticholinergic agent before exercise if needed (both are relatively weaker recommendations).
Compared to oxybutynin, tolterodine, and solifenacin, darifenacin hydrobromide is an anticholinergic agent that selectively binds only to M3 muscarinic receptors within the bladder.
Peripherally, the anticholinergic agent benztropine reduced or eliminated diaphoresis at doses ranging from 0.
But treatment with an inhaled anticholinergic agent is still a good option for COPD patients who do not have a history of cardiovascular disease or another condition that potentially could be worsened by these drugs, commented Dr.
Scopolamine hydrobromide, an anticholinergic agent, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness and recovery from anesthesia and surgery.
If an anticholinergic agent reaches the CNS, the potential for cognitive impairment is a function of the extent to which the agent blocks [M.
2] adrenergic agent albuterol (71%), the anticholinergic agent atropine (58%), and the histamine [H.
Overdose with an anticholinergic agent such as an antihistamine (for example, diphenhydramine), or an ingestion of an anticholinergic plant (such as deadly nightshade or Jimson weed) or an anticholinergic mushroom.