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prazosin

 [prah´zo-sin]
a postsynaptic alpha-adrenergic blocking agent that acts as a peripheral vasodilator; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt as an oral antihypertensive agent.

prazosin

/pra·zo·sin/ (pra´zah-sin) an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent with vasodilator properties, used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of hypertension.

prazosin

(prā′zō-sĭn)
n.
A crystalline vasodilator, C19H21N5O4, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension.

prazosin

Minipress® An alpha blocker used as an antihypertensive

prazosin

A drug that widens arteries (vasodilator) and is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION), HEART FAILURE and RAYNAUD'S PHENOMENON. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Hypovase.

prazosin

a postsynaptic α-adrenergic receptor blocker that acts as a peripheral vasodilator; used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of congestive heart failure.