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  1. guanadrelguanadrel
    guanadrel (Oral route)GWAHN-a-drelCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.HylorelAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Adrenergic BlockerUses For guanadrelGuanadrel belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).High blood pressure adds to the work...
  2. GuanadrelGuanadrel
    GuanadrelPronunciation: (GWAHN-uh-drell)Class: Antiadrenergic, peripherally actingTrade Names:Hylorel- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 25 mgPharmacologyInhibits vasoconstriction by restraining norepinephrine release from nerve storage sites; depletion of norepinephrine causes relaxation of vascular smooth muscle, decreasing total peripheral resistance, and venous return.Pharmacokineti...
  3. guanethidineguanethidine
    guanethidineGeneric Name: guanethidine (gwha NETH ih deen)Brand Names: IsmelinWhat is guanethidine?Guanethidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in the blood. This allows your blood vessels (veins and arteries) to relax (widen).Guanethidine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Guanethidine is also used to treat high blood pressure in...
  4. guanethidineguanethidine
    guanethidine (Oral route)gwahn-ETH-i-deenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IsmelinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Adrenergic BlockerUses For guanethidineGuanethidine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).High blood pressure add...
  5. guanethidine and hydrochlorothiazideguanethidine and hydrochlorothiazide
    guanethidine and hydrochlorothiazideGeneric Name: guanethidine and hydrochlorothiazide (gwhan ETH i deen and hye droe klor oh THYE a zide)Brand Names: EsimilWhat is guanethidine and hydrochlorothiazide?Guanethidine lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood. This allows your blood vessels (veins and arteries) to relax and your heart to beat more s...
  6. Guanethidine MonosulfateGuanethidine Monosulfate
    Guanethidine MonosulfatePronunciation: (gwahn-ETH-ih-deen MAH-no-SULL-fate)Class: Antiadrenergic, peripherally actingTrade Names:Ismelin- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 25 mgPharmacologyInterferes with release or distribution of norepinephrine from nerve endings, resulting in reduction in total peripheral resistance and diastolic and systolic BP.PharmacokineticsMetabolismConverte...
  7. guanfacineguanfacine
    guanfacineGeneric Name: guanfacine (GWAHN fa seen)Brand Names: Intuniv, TenexWhat is guanfacine?Guanfacine reduces nerve impulses in your heart and blood vessels. Guanfacine works by relaxing blood vessels, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.Guanfacine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medica...
  8. guanfacineguanfacine
    guanfacine (Oral route)GWAHN-fa-seenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IntunivTenexAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Alpha-2 Adrenergic AgonistUses For guanfacineGuanfacine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hyperte...
  9. GuanfacineGuanfacine
    Guanfacine Generic Name: Guanfacine (GWAHN-fa-seen)Brand Name: TenexGuanfacine is used for:Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Guanfacine is an alpha agonist. It works by relaxing (dilating) blood vessels and decreasing heart rate, which lowers blood pressure.Do NOT u...
  10. Guanfacine Extended-Release TabletsGuanfacine Extended-Release Tablets
    Guanfacine Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Guanfacine (GWAHN-fa-seen)Brand Name: IntunivGuanfacine Extended-Release Tablets are used for:Treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Guanfacine Extended-Release Tablets are an alpha agonist. Exactly how Guanfacine Extended-Release Tablets works to treat ADHD is not known.Do NOT use Guanfacine Extended-Release Ta...
  11. GuanfacineGuanfacine
    GuanfacinePronunciation: (GWAHN-fa-seen)Class: Antiadrenergic, centrally actingTrade Names:Guanfacine Hydrochloride- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgTrade Names:Intuniv- Tablets, ER 1 mg- Tablets, ER 2 mg- Tablets, ER 3 mg- Tablets, ER 4 mgTrade Names:Tenex- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgPharmacologyAppears to stimulate central alpha-2 adrenergic receptors, with decre...
  12. Guanfacine hydrochlorideGuanfacine hydrochloride
    Guanfacine hydrochlorideWhy is Guanfacine hydrochloride prescribed?Guanfacine is given to help control high blood pressure. This medication reduces nerve impulses to the heart and arteries; this slows the heartbeat, relaxes the blood vessels, and thus reduces blood pressure. Guanfacine may be given alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medications, espe...
  13. Guanfacine HydrochlorideGuanfacine Hydrochloride
    GuanfacinePronunciation: (GWAHN-fa-seen)Class: Antiadrenergic, centrally actingTrade Names:Guanfacine Hydrochloride- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgTrade Names:Intuniv- Tablets, ER 1 mg- Tablets, ER 2 mg- Tablets, ER 3 mg- Tablets, ER 4 mgTrade Names:Tenex- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgPharmacologyAppears to stimulate central alpha-2 adrenergic receptors, with decre...
  14. guanidineguanidine
    guanidineGeneric Name: guanidine (GWAN ih deen)Brand Names: Guanidine HClWhat is guanidine?Guanidine improves the action of a chemical in the body that regulates muscle cells.Guanidine is used to treat muscle weakness caused by Eaton-Lambert syndrome. Guanidine will not treat myasthenia gravis.Guanidine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide....
  15. GuanidineGuanidine
    GuanidinePronunciation: (GWAHN-ih-deen)Class: Cholinergic muscle stimulantTrade Names:Guanidine Hydrochloride- Tablets 125 mgPharmacologyEnhances release of acetylcholine following a nerve impulse and appears to slow rates of depolarization and repolarization of muscle cell membranes.Indications and UsageReduce symptoms of muscle weakness and easy fatigability associated with...