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According to experimental data, it can be noted that usage of blockers caused the inhibition of alpha-adrenergic receptors by hydrazine in chronic intoxications.
Compared to TCAs, SSRIs and SNRIs exhibit more selective effects on serotonin and serotonin/norepinephrine while lacking the inhibitory effects on muscarinic, histamine H1, and alpha-adrenergic receptors; which basically means equal anti-depressive effects with a more favorable side-effect profile.
A second mechanism is related to smooth muscle tone mediated by alpha-adrenergic receptors. (4) The smooth muscle encapsulates the prostate, urethra, and prostate stroma.
The use of alpha-adrenergic blockers in the treatment of acute renal colic started in the 1970s after Malin et al.'s study identified alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors in the human ureter and alpha-adrenergic receptors in the animal ureter.
Carvedilol targets both the beta- and alpha-adrenergic receptors.
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