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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[14], both parasympatholytic and sympathomimetic effects of drug used in the study may have caused variation in mechanisms acting on choroidea.
Parasympatholytic (anticholinergic, or antimuscarinic) agents that are given by aerosol include ipratropium, a combination of ipratropium and albuterol, and tiotropium.
Historical view of the use of parasympatholytic agents in the treatment of respiratory disorders.
They often are combined with sympathomimetic or parasympatholytic agents, which further reduce and thicken mucosal secretions and may reduce lubrication resulting in a dry cough.
1 and 4 could decrease the negative inotropic effect of acetylcholine; they then proposed that the positive inotropic effect of Ya-hom might be due to the parasympatholytic effect (Na Pattaloong and Sawasdimongkol, 1995).
Atropine, a parasympatholytic alkaloid, is used as an antidote to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
Although the Greek study[16] reported that no patients received psychotherapeutic, parasympatholytic, or antihypertensive drugs, the study did not report the HIV medications that patients may have received.