Adenosine receptor antagonist

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An adenosine receptor antagonist is a drug which acts as an antagonist of one or more of the adenosine receptors.[1] Examples include caffeine,[2] theophylline,[3] and theobromine.

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  1. ^ Müller, CE; Jacobson, KA (2011). "Xanthines as adenosine receptor antagonists". Handbook of experimental pharmacology (200): 151–99. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13443-2_6. PMC 3882893. PMID 20859796.
  2. ^ Rivera-Oliver, Marla; Díaz-Ríos, Manuel (April 2014). "Using caffeine and other adenosine receptor antagonists and agonists as therapeutic tools against neurodegenerative diseases: A review". Life Sciences. 101 (1–2): 1–9. doi:10.1016/j.lfs.2014.01.083. PMC 4115368. PMID 24530739.
  3. ^ Hauber, W.; Muenkle, M. (July 1996). "The adenosine receptor antagonist theophylline induces a monoamine-dependent increase of the anticataleptic effects of NMDA receptor antagonists". Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology. 354 (2). doi:10.1007/BF00178718.