antidopaminergic

adjective

an·​ti·​do·​pa·​mi·​ner·​gic -ˌdō-pə-ˌmē-ˈnər-jik How to pronounce antidopaminergic (audio)
variants also anti-dopaminergic
: 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 Medicine
… none of our patients had extrapyramidal signs suggestive of an anti-dopaminergic effect. Richard J. Wyatt et al., Science

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“Antidopaminergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antidopaminergic. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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