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Hexamethonium

"Hexamethonium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A nicotinic cholinergic antagonist often referred to as the prototypical ganglionic blocker. It is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and does not cross the blood-brain barrier. It has been used for a variety of therapeutic purposes including hypertension but, like the other ganglionic blockers, it has been replaced by more specific drugs for most purposes, although it is widely used a research tool.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hexamethonium" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Hexamethonium" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 10 publications over 6 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995
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