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metirosine

Ligand Summary
Ligand Structure
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Description
An inhibitor of the enzyme TYROSINE 3-MONOOXYGENASE, and consequently of the synthesis of catecholamines. It is used to control the symptoms of excessive sympathetic stimulation in patients with PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)
Synonyms & Links
DrugCentral: 1792
LyCHI:  XFUKSYG2S3BL