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Synonyms for depressant

capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent


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Furthermore the crude plant has been investigated for various other pharmacological actions and exhibited local anesthetic smooth muscle relaxant antifungal anti-ulcerogenic anti-ascariasis anthelmintic cardiac depressant uterine relaxation and vasoconstrictor activities [2].
Although triclosan is not regulated as a drug, this compound acts like a potent cardiac depressant in our models," said Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, professor of cardiovascular medicine at UC Davis and a study co-author.
Labetalol also offers several advantages over MgS[O.sub.4], including its lack of lifethreatening side effects (MgS[O.sub.4] is a respiratory and cardiac depressant).
Examination of the Nature of the Cardiac Depressant Effect