Antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting
What are Antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting?
Centrally acting antiadrenergic agents inhibit the stimulation of the central nervous system alpha-adrenergic receptors and decrease sympathetic stimulation to the blood vessels and the heart. They block the release and action of catecholamines (epinephrine, norepinephrine, dopamine), which are released in response to stress.
Centrally acting antiadrenergic agents make the heart beat slower and with less force, and relax the blood vessels. All these actions lead to a decrease blood pressure.
Centrally acting antiadrenergic agents are used to treat hypertension.
List of Antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting:
|Drug Name||View by: Brand | Generic||Reviews||Avg. Ratings|
|clonidine systemic (Pro, More...)||456 reviews||7.5|
|methyldopa systemic (Pro, More...)||5 reviews||6.6|
|guanfacine systemic (Pro, More...)||197 reviews||5.8|
|guanabenz systemic (Pro, More...)||1 review||Add rating|
Medical conditions associated with antiadrenergic agents, centrally acting:
- Alcohol Withdrawal
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
- Bipolar Disorder
- High Blood Pressure
- Hypertensive Emergency
- Insomnia, Stimulant-Associated
- Migraine Prevention
- Opiate Withdrawal
- Perimenopausal Symptoms
- Pheochromocytoma Diagnosis
- Postanesthetic Shivering
- Postherpetic Neuralgia
- Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Smoking Cessation
- Tardive Dyskinesia
- Tourette's Syndrome
- Ulcerative Colitis