What is another word for vasoconstrictor?

31 synonyms found


[ vˈasəkˌɒnstɹɪktə], [ vˈasəkˌɒnstɹɪktə], [ v_ˈa_s_ə_k_ˌɒ_n_s_t_ɹ_ɪ_k_t_ə]

A vasoconstrictor is a substance or medication that narrows blood vessels, which increases blood pressure and reduces blood flow to certain areas of the body. This can be useful in managing conditions such as nasal congestion, migraines or hypotension. Synonyms for vasoconstrictors include vasoconstrictive agents, constricting drugs, and vasoconstrictive substances. Other terms for these substances include pressor agents, which describes the ability of these substances to raise blood pressure, and antihypotensives or vasopressors, which refer to their ability to maintain blood pressure in patients with low blood pressure. Common examples of vasoconstrictors include epinephrine, phenylephrine, and norepinephrine.

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    How to use "Vasoconstrictor" in context?

    A vasoconstrictor is a drug or biological agent that inhibits the blood vessels. This can lead to a decrease in blood flow and a decrease in blood pressure. Vasoconstrictors can be used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and respiratory illness. They are also used in cosmetic surgery to temporarily reduce the appearance of Obesity or Surgery scars.

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