reserpine


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Synonyms for reserpine

antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil)

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Exclusion criteria for controls included history of other mental disorders, chronic debilitating physical comorbidities and use of antihypertensive medications like reserpine and methyldopa.
Compared with the control group, treatment with reserpine significantly increased the immobility time during the forced swimming test (P=0.02).
In the reserpine test (Table 2), reserpine significantly increased the ptosis mean score and considerably decreased the rectal temperature and locomotor activity.
Li et al., "Effects of sijunzi decoction on small intestinal T lymphocyte subsets differentiation in reserpine induced spleen deficiency rats," Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, vol.
This includes centrally acting antihypertensives, such as clonidine, reserpine, methydopa, varenicline, corticosteroids, interferons and CNS depressants.
Thus, in 1972, over 90% of the patients with schizophrenia were treated with psychoactive drugs, such as chlorpromazine or reserpine (36).
Arterial vasodilators (reserpine, papaverine, tolazoline), specific thromboxane inhibitors (methimazole, iloprost), and nonspecific thromboxane inhibitors (aspirin, methylprednisolone) are also recommended to prevent edema, thrombosis, and vasospasm (6).
Consider the drug Reserpine. In the 1950s, researchers from Summit, New Jersey, went to Tibet and saw that the monks were using certain herbs to calm people after they went into religious frenzies.
Among the neurotoxins used, they can be either reversible, like reserpine, or irreversible, as 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP), 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA), paraquat, and rotenone.
There are other plants such as cannabis, Abrus precatorius, toxalbumin in Ricinus communis, cocaine from Erythroxylum coca, ergot alkaloids from Claviceps purpureaand morning glory lily, poison hemlok, reserpine, and digitalis glycosides in foxglove involved in toxic manifestations in other parts of the country.
tetraphylla is regarded as a rich source of different types of important alkaloid constituents such as reserpine, deserpidine, reserpiline, raujemidine, isoreserpiline, ajmaline, ajmalicine, yohimbines, serpentine, tetraphylline, sarpagine and vellosimine (Haack et al., 1954; Mukherjee, 1961;).
aureus confers resistance to a broad spectrum of compounds including fluoroquinolones, reserpine, and ethidium bromide (Poole 2000; DeMarco et al.
Milton, Effects of Two Tranquilizers, Reserpine and Chlorpromazine, on Neurosecretory Cells and the Ovary of the Fiddler Crab, Uca Pugilator, Gen.
On admission the patient reported a history of hypertension which had been controlled for the previous four years by taking 1-2 tablets per day of a combination anti-hypertensive (each tablet included reserpine, hydrochlorothiazide, dihydralazine, and promethazine), but she had no other significant personal or family history of illness.