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Muscarinic Antagonists

"Muscarinic Antagonists" 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.

Drugs that bind to but do not activate MUSCARINIC RECEPTORS, thereby blocking the actions of endogenous ACETYLCHOLINE or exogenous agonists. Muscarinic antagonists have widespread effects including actions on the iris and ciliary muscle of the eye, the heart and blood vessels, secretions of the respiratory tract, GI system, and salivary glands, GI motility, urinary bladder tone, and the central nervous system.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Muscarinic Antagonists" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Muscarinic Antagonists" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 98 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2006 and 2010 and 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.