OBO ID: CHEBI:37890
Term Name: alpha-adrenergic antagonist Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • alpha-adrenergic antagonists
  • alpha-adrenergic blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blockers
  • alpha-adrenergic receptor blockaders
  • alpha-adrenoceptor antagonists
Definition: An agent that binds to but does not activate alpha-adrenergic receptors thereby blocking the actions of endogenous or exogenous alpha-adrenergic agonists. alpha-Adrenergic antagonists are used in the treatment of hypertension, vasospasm, peripheral vascular disease, shock, and pheochromocytoma.
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Ontology: Chebi
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