papaverine

papaverine

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its activity is due to inhibition of camp phofodiesterase and lowering intracellular ca++ concentration. it has an extended release oral form. it is antispasmodic, obtained from the papaverine somniferum plant. it is in the class of beziltetrahydroisoquinolines in structure.

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it is a substance that can be useful in acute mesenteric embolism.

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(see: priapism/#25212108)

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it is not like morphine, has no effect on the central nervous system, does not develop pain and tolerance.

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it is an isoquinoline class alkaloid. it is found in opium at a rate of 0.5% - 1%. its analgesic effect is less than that of morphine. it has no cough suppressant effect. however, it has a spasmodic effect. it was first isolated by merck in 1848. i found that some of my customers use it as a retarder.

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it is the drug indicated in the treatment of impotence.

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