"Dexmedetomidine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A imidazole derivative that is an agonist of ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 RECEPTORS. It is closely-related to MEDETOMIDINE, which is the racemic form of this compound.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Dexmedetomidine" by people in Profiles.
Alpha2-receptor agonists for treatment and prevention of iatrogenic opioid abstinence syndrome in critically ill patients. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Sep; 43(9):1506-11.
Dexmedetomidine: a novel analgesic with palliative medicine potential. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2006; 20(2):23-7.