Medical Definition of Guanethidine sulfate

1. [2-(Octahydro-1-azocinyl)ethyl]guanidine sulfate;a potent antihypertensive agent. It appears to interfere with the release of the chemical mediator (norepinephrine) at the sympathetic neuroeffector junction; it does not produce ganglionic or parasympathetic blockade with recommended doses. In ophthalmology, it is used topically for the treatment of glaucoma and to counteract eyelid retraction in Graves' disease. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guanethidine Sulfate

guanacos
guanadrel sulfate
guanajuatite
guanas
guanase
guanases
guanay
guanays
guanazole
guanazolo
guanciale
guanco
guancos
guandao
guanethidine
guanethidine sulfate (current term)
guanethidines
guanfacine
guango
guangos
guanidin
guanidine
guanidines
guanidinium
guanidiniums
guanidino
guanidinoacetase
guanidinoacetate
guanidinoacetate kinase
guanidinoacetate methyltransferase

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