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antidopaminergic

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adjective an·ti·do·pa·mi·ner·gic \ -ˌdō-pə-ˌmē-ˈnər-jik \
variants: also anti-dopaminergic

medical Definition of antidopaminergic

:inhibiting or blocking the neurotransmitter activity of dopamine or related substances
  • Acute dystonia in children is nearly always the result of exposure to an antidopaminergic agent such as a neuroleptic, or antiemetic.
  • Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine2004
  • … none of our patients had extrapyramidal signs suggestive of an anti-dopaminergic effect.
  • —Richard J. Wyatt et al.Science22 Sept. 1972

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