• treatment
  • The medications used in the treatment of patients with basilar artery thrombosis include thrombolytic agents, anticoagulants, antihypertensive agents, and antiplatelet agents. (medscape.com)
  • The blood pressure raising and vasoconstrictive effects of adrenal extracts were of particular interest to surgeons as hemostatic agents and as treatment for shock, and a number of companies developed products based on adrenal extracts containing varying purities of the active substance. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Some patients, particularly those with severe and active comorbid conditions, such as an acute myocardial infarction, require inotropic agents and vasopressors. (medscape.com)
  • Since fenoldopam is the only intravenous agent that improves renal perfusion, in theory it could be beneficial in hypertensive patients with concomitant renal insufficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • prevent
  • The rationale for the use of these agents is to prevent recurrent embolism or extension of the thrombosis. (medscape.com)
  • assistant
  • Rational drug discovery from plants started particularly with the isolation of morphine, analgesic and sleep-inducing agent from opium, by the German apothecary assistant Friedrich Sertürner, who named the compound after the Greek god of dreams, Morpheus. (wikipedia.org)