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(New page: {{BioPsy}} A '''nicotinic agonist''' is a drug which enhances the action at the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Examples include: * nicotine (by definition -- the "nicotinic ace...)
 
 
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A nicotinic agonist is a drug which enhances the action at the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor.

Examples include:

Comparison
Agonist Receptor preference[1] Mechanism[1] Clinical use[1]
nicotine stimulation tobacco smoking cessation
lobeline stimulation
epibatidine stimulation none
suxamethonium Muscle type depolarization block muscle relaxant
decamethonium Muscle type depolarization block none
varenicline α4β2 partial agonist tobacco smoking cessation [2]

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