"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.
Rapid emergence from dexmedetomidine sedation in Sprague Dawley rats by repurposing an a2-adrenergic receptor competitive antagonist in combination with caffeine. BMC Anesthesiol. 2023 02 01; 23(1):39.
Sublingual Dexmedetomidine vs Placebo and Acute Agitation Associated With Bipolar Disorder. JAMA. 2022 07 12; 328(2):213-214.
Use of dexmedetomidine to treat delirium primarily caused by cannabis. Am J Emerg Med. 2017 03; 35(3):524.e1-524.e2.
Efficacy of dexmedetomidine compared with midazolam for sedation in adult intensive care patients: a systematic review. Br J Anaesth. 2013 Nov; 111(5):703-10.
Opioid-free perioperative analgesia for hemicolectomy in a patient with opioid-induced delirium: a case report and review of the analgesic efficacy of the alpha-2 agonist agents. Pain Pract. 2012 Nov; 12(8):656-62.
CYP2A6 genetic variation and dexmedetomidine disposition. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Jun; 68(6):937-42.
A Bayesian hierarchical nonlinear mixture model in the presence of artifactual outliers in a population pharmacokinetic study. J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn. 2011 Oct; 38(5):613-36.
When the decision is what to decide: using evidence inventory reports to focus health technology assessments. Int J Technol Assess Health Care. 2011 Apr; 27(2):127-32.
The complex interplay between delirium, sepsis and sedation. Crit Care. 2010; 14(3):164.
New insights about an old foe. Anesthesiology. 2010 Jan; 112(1):10-1.