Withdrawal Reactions Following Cessation of Central a-Adrenergic Receptor Agonists


Interruption of long-term treatment with a2-adrenergic receptor agonists may be associated with reversal of their hemodynamic effects, clinical and biochemical evidence of increased peripheral sympathetic activity, and behavioral responses similar to those seen after narcotic or alcohol withdrawal. Reactions are most commonly observed after short-acting… (More)


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