Synonyms and Antonyms for alpha-methyl-dopa

1. alpha methyl dopa (n.)

antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure

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2. alpha-adrenergic blocking agent (n.)

any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

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3. alpha-interferon (n.)

a form of interferon that is produced endogenously and commercially for its pharmacological effects (including regulation of the immune system and antiviral and antineoplastic effects)

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4. methyl (n.)

the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane

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5. L-dopa (n.)

the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

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6. alpha (n.)

the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

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7. alpha (n.)

the beginning of a series or sequence

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8. alpha (adj.)

early testing stage of a software or hardware product

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9. alpha (adj.)

first in order of importance

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10. dopa (n.)

amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain

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