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Reserpine

Descriptions of Reserpine

Reserpine: antihypertensive consisting of an alkaloid extracted from the plant Rauwolfia serpentina (trade names Raudixin or Rau-Sed or Sandril or Serpasil)
Source: WordNet 2.1

Reserpine: An alkaloid found in the roots of Rauwolfia serpentina and R. vomitoria. Reserpine inhibits the uptake of norepinephrine into storage vesicles resulting in depletion of catecholamines and serotonin from central and peripheral axon terminals. It has been used as an antihypertensive and an antipsychotic as well as a research tool, but its adverse effects limit its clinical use.
Source: Diseases Database

Reserpine : alkaloid isolated from the root of Rauwolfia species, used as an antihypertensive and sedative.
Source: CRISP

Basic Information: Reserpine

Count: Reserpine is listed as a: treatment for 1 conditions; alternative treatment for 0 conditions; preventive treatment for 0 conditions; research treatment for 0 conditions.

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List of Diseases with Reserpine as a Treatment

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