Adrenergic and cholinergic compounds.

@article{Sanders2007AdrenergicAC,
  title={Adrenergic and cholinergic compounds.},
  author={Robert D. Sanders and Mervyn M Maze},
  journal={Handbook of experimental pharmacology},
  year={2007},
  volume={177},
  pages={251-64}
}
Adrenergic and cholinergic signalling contributes significantly to the endogenous antinociceptive system. Exogenous alpha 2 adrenergic agonists have a well-established analgesic profile; however, recent investigations suggest that this class of agents is underused, and herein we highlight the potential for both current application and future development of these agents. Nicotinic and muscarinic cholinergic ligands represent a novel class of agents with much promise for the management of… CONTINUE READING

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