doxazosin


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doxazosin

 [dok-sa´zo-sin]
a selective alpha-adrenergic blocking agent used as the mesylate derivative as an antihypertensive and in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; administered orally.

doxazosin

/dox·a·zo·sin/ (dok-sa´zo-sin) a compound that blocks α; used as d. mesylate in the treatment of hypertension and of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

doxazosin

A selective alpha-blocker drug used to treat urinary outflow difficulty. A brand name is Cardura.
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The trial showed that although doxazosin clearly contributed to symptom relief and reduced worsening of symptoms, the use of finasteride to shrink the prostate and prevent further prostate growth was required to reduce the long-term complications of the disease (i.
Doxazosin and Finasteride are two drugs used either alone, or in combination, to treat the symptoms of BPH/LUTS.
20) The current approach for medical management of LUTS associated with BPH depends on the usage of alpha-1 receptor blockers, such as alfuzosin, doxazosin, silodosin, tamsulosin and terazosin or suppression of the hormonal growth of the prostate by the 5-alpha reductase inhibitors finasteride and dutasteride.
The trials used rofecoxib plus finasteride, celecoxib, and tenoxicam plus doxazosin.
Validation of heart failure events in the Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT) participants assigned to doxazosin and chlorthalidone.
The doxazosin-Captopril in hypercholesterolemic hypertensives Study doxazosin and Captopril in mildly hypercholesterolemic hypertensive patients.
CHICAGO -- A controlled-re-lease formulation of the anti-hypertension medication doxazosin significantly reduced nightmares and overall posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in a small open-label trial.
It's believed 16-week-old Shannon was given ibuprofen-type pills instead of the doxazosin medics had prescribed after the tablets were put in a wrong box.
However, the doxazosin arm was discontinued early after a prespecified interim analysis found increased rates of cardiovascular death compared with a diuretic.
The alpha-blockers, represented by doxazosin, were better than placebo in preserving erectile function (7).