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Zelfstandig naamwoord
    • a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems



    1. acetylcholine chloride
    2. It also inhibits the action of acetylcholine at the postganglionic nerve endings of the parasympathetic nervous system.
    3. Discussion of the specific advantages: betanechol is a muscarinic cholinergic agonist that stimulates acetylcholine receptors on gastrointestinal smooth muscles, causing them to contract.
    4. Discussion of the specific advantages: Metoclopramide is a substituted benzamide with several mechanisms of action: (1) it is a dopamine receptor antagonist; (2) it augments the release of acetylcholine from intrinsic cholinergic neurons and (3) it has adrenergic blocking activity.