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Synonyms for blocking

the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

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VERU-111 is an oral, next-generation, first-in-class selective small molecule that targets and disrupts alpha and beta tubulin subunits of microtubules in cells to treat metastatic prostate cancer patients whose disease is resistant to both castration and novel androgen blocking agents (abiraterone or enzalutamide).
Use of sedatives, opioids, and neuromuscular blocking agents in patients with acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
This grade has been studied as the most suitable bio-based, non-toxic alternative to aromatic blocking agents (phenol, nonylphenol).
Roughly three quarters of all patients (17150 people) were treated with neuromuscular blocking agents. They were shown to have a significantly higher risk (+4.4%) of developing any type of respiratory complication.
Proper selection of blocking agents, as well as training in their use, monitoring, and expected complications, is fundamental to achieve desirable outcomes in this group of patients with already high mortality rates.
Intravenous (I/V) induction agents, I/V fluids, latex products, neuromuscular blocking agents, antibiotics and blood or blood products or any agent used perioperatively may be implicated as a causative agent.
Neuromuscular blocking agents are most common agents leading to anaphylaxis perioperatively.
Regarding pediatric arrhythmia, Eisai has received approval of additional indications for pediatric patients for Tambocor Tablets in May 2010, and for the calcium channel blocking agents Vasolan Tablets 40 mg and Vasolan for intravenous injection 5 mg in May 2011.
They discuss biogenesis and applications of microRNA; non-canonical microRNA biogenesis and function; non-coding RNAs and the epigenetic control of gene expression; the clinical translation of microRNA technologies for somatic cell reprogramming; systems biology tools for understanding the role of host microRNAs in infection, particularly in HIV; synthetic microRNA blocking agents; using microRNAs to regulate transgene expression, for gene silencing, and using RNAi for the treatment of viral infections; the role of microRNAs in cancers associated with human tumor viruses; microRNAs as cancer biomarkers; and microRNA deregulation in trinucleotide repeat expansion disorders.
Among the neuromuscular blocking agents, suxamethonium may be the fastest drug over onset time, as one kind of depolarization muscular
Sugammadex sodium injection is Merck's investigational agent for the reversal of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) induced by rocuronium or vecuronium (neuromuscular blocking agents).
The achievement of mydriasis in conscious birds is only possible by using neuromuscular blocking agents such as curariform drugs.
Since, these substances may trigger vasospasm; beta-adrenergic blocking agents should be avoided in such cases.
All of these therapies--angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor blockers, beta-adrenergic blocking agents (betablockers), aldosterone antagonists, hydralazine/ isosorbide dinitrate, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, and cardiac resynchronization therapy--are effective in treating heart failure, with the benefits outweighing the risks.