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ketanserin

Pronunciation: ket-an'ser-in

Definition: Specific serotonin 5HT2-receptor antagonist with antihypertensive properties; the drug also reduces platelet aggregation produced by serotonin. Shown to reduce the severity and frequency of the vasospasm in Raynaud's phenomenon.

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