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Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.519.625.050.200.100
D27.505.696.577.050.200.100
Unique ID
D000317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000317
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ADRENERGIC ALPHA-AGONISTS
Scope Note
Drugs that bind to but do not activate alpha-adrenergic receptors thereby blocking the actions of endogenous or exogenous adrenergic agonists. Adrenergic alpha-antagonists are used in the treatment of hypertension, vasospasm, peripheral vascular disease, shock, and pheochromocytoma.
Entry Version
ADREN ALPHA ANTAG
Entry Term(s)
Adrenergic alpha-Blockers
Adrenergic alpha-Receptor Blockaders
alpha-Adrenergic Antagonists
alpha-Adrenergic Blockers
alpha-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
alpha-Adrenergic Receptor Blockaders
alpha-Blockers, Adrenergic
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 132
Previous Indexing
Sympatholytics (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
95; was ADRENERGIC ALPHA RECEPTOR BLOCKADERS 1973-94
Online Note
use ADRENERGIC ALPHA-ANTAGONISTS to search ADRENERGIC ALPHA RECEPTOR BLOCKADERS 1969-94 (as Prov 1969-72)
History Note
95; was ADRENERGIC ALPHA RECEPTOR BLOCKADERS 1969-94 (Prov 1969-72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/14
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists Preferred
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