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Synonyms for vasoconstrictor

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Other vasoconstrictors that can be used include etilefrine, ephedrine and low doses of a diluted adrenaline solution.
These include maintenance of cellular antioxidant capacity, ACE inhibitory activity, and preservation of vascular responses to endothelium dependent and independent agents while decreasing responses to vasoconstrictor ones.
Therefore, phentolamine mesylate has not been tested for efficacy following use of local anesthetic without added vasoconstrictors.
Various vasoconstrictor mechanisms have been demonstrated, including the release of endothelins (Bouthillier et al.
Mesenteric resistance arteries demonstrated increased responsiveness to vasoconstrictor agents phenylephrine and potassium chloride in all experimental offspring.
Epistaxis and nasotracheal intubation: Prevention with vasoconstrictor spray.
Caffeine acts as a vasoconstrictor and eases the dilated blood vessels causing the headache.
Likewise, mixing a vasoconstrictor with a vasodilator can have bad consequences.
Both sympathetic vasoconstrictor fibers and vascular smooth muscle are closely distributed in most skin arterioles.
Serotonin is a potent vasoconstrictor (6) and can lead to diminished myocardial blood flow (7).
IN mild cases, your doctor will prescribe antibiotics to clear up the infection, and he may also prescribe vasoconstrictor drugs, which promote drainage by reducing swelling in the eustachian tubes.
Now, the scientists report in the March 21 Nature, they have solved both the paradox-how blood vessels dilate even though red blood cells are filled with a potent vasoconstrictor, hemoglobin-and the larger mystery.
Pharmacologically, nicotine acts as a vasoconstrictor.