GANGLIONIC BLOCKING AGENTS

These are the drugs that inhibit the action of acetylcholine at synapses in autonomic ganglia. It decreases heart rate, lowers blood pressure. Used to treat hypertension. Rarely used now.

GANGLIONIC BLOCKING AGENTS: "Ganglionic blocking agents had severe side effects."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GANGLIONIC BLOCKING AGENTS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ganglionic-blocking-agents/ (accessed November 25, 2020).
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