• agents
  • Pindolol has little to no intrinsic sympathomimetic activity and, unlike some other beta-adrenergic blocking agents, pindolol has little direct myocardial depressant activity and does not have an anesthetic-like membrane-stabilizing action. (pharmacycode.com)
  • known
  • A β2adrenergic receptor antagonist screen was performed using the LOPAC ™ compound library, which consists of 640 well-characterized, pharmaceutically diverse compounds with known drug or drug-like activity. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Twelve replicate wells contained a known agonist, isoproterenol, and four replicate wells contai ned a known antagonist, alprenolol, each diluted in 0.01% DMSO. (bio-medicine.org)
  • therapeutic
  • Equally, the similarity in the symptomatic, circulatory, and electrocardiographic response to the intravenous and oral preparations suggests that metabolic breakdown products are probably of therapeutic importance only in so far as they antagonize beta-receptor activity. (bmj.com)