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  1. Idazoxan

    Idazoxan is a drug which is used in scientific research. It acts as both a selective α2 adrenergic receptor antagonist, and an antagonist for the imidazoline receptor. Idazoxan has been under investigation as an antidepressant, but it did not reach the market as such. More recently, it is under investigation as an adjunctive treatment in schizophrenia. Due to its alpha-2 receptor antagonism it is capable of enhancing therapeutic effects of antipsychotics, possibly by enhancing dopamine neurotransmission in the prefrontal cortex of the brain, a brain area thought to be involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia.

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  1. Idazoxan

    An alpha(2)-adrenoceptor antagonist. It has been used experimentally to test the binding activity of other chemicals.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of idazoxan in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of idazoxan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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