"Ganglionic Blockers" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Agents having as their major action the interruption of neural transmission at nicotinic receptors on postganglionic autonomic neurons. Because their actions are so broad, including blocking of sympathetic and parasympathetic systems, their therapeutic use has been largely supplanted by more specific drugs. They may still be used in the control of blood pressure in patients with acute dissecting aortic aneurysm and for the induction of hypotension in surgery.
- Ganglionic Blockers
- Blockers, Ganglionic
- Blocking Agents, Ganglionic
- Agents, Ganglionic Blocking
- Ganglioplegic Agents
- Agents, Ganglioplegic
- Ganglionic Blockaders
- Blockaders, Ganglionic
- Ganglionic Blocking Agents
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