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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.
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The following drugs were used: prazosin Hydrochloride, yohimbine hydrochloride, ketanserin, p-chlorophenylalanine (PCPA), haloperidol, sulpiride, WAY100635, SCH23390, Fluoxetine, Mosapride, Evans blue, methylcellulose (all from Sigma Chemical Co.
A return of sleep problems occurs when a person stops using prazosin, consistent with prazosin suppressing nightmares rather than helping in the processing of the underlying traumatic memories.
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Other agents such as sodium nitroprusside, glyceryl trinitrate, clonidine and prazosin have been used but their unfavourable side-effect profile limits their clinical usefulness (4,5).
1]AR antagonists prazosin and terazosin did not alter the NE concentration-response curve, the [gamma] [sub.
His medications were acetaminophen, aspirin, buspirone, fexofenadine, flunisolide, furosemide, glipizide, hydralazine, Synthroid, metformin, morphine, potassium chloride, prazosin, quetiapine, timolol, and venlafaxine.
the centrally acting alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, prazosin, to reduce the frequency and/or severity of nightmares [37-38].
Following the diagnosis of extra-adrenal paraganglioma, a precautional treatment with prazosin was given before surgery.
The driver alleged that the prescription medication Prazosin caused him to lose control of the car, and that the treating physician was negligent, first, in prescribing an inappropriate type and dose of medication, and second, in failing to warn of potential side effects that could affect driving ability.
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals introduced Prazosin in 1973 as an antihypertensive drug.