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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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According to Koola and colleagues (2014), higher doses of prazosin, up to 40 mg orally per day, results in significant remission rates of flashbacks and nightmares and are safe to administer at the higher dosages.
The clinical profile and the efficacy of prazosin in scorpion sting envenomation in children of north Karnataka (India).
Each found statistically significant reductions in nightmares among patients taking prazosin compared with placebo (CAPS-B2 improvements of 3.
we aimed to test whether the geographic diffusion gradient evident for prazosin prescribing reflected regional variations in the delivery of other PTSD pharmacotherapy care as measured by three quality prescribing indicators: (1) SSRI/SNRI use, (2) benzodiazepine use, or (3) minimal threshold prazosin daily dosing.
Scorpion sting envenomation is an acute life-threatening emergency, and timely referral and early therapy with prazosin may be life saving.
Effect of tamsulosin versus prazosin on clinical and urodynamic parameters in women with voiding difficulty: a randomized clinical trial.
Durante la pesquisa se documento hipokalemia, se reemplazaron antihipertesivos por calcioantagonistas y se mantuvo el prazosin durante seis semanas, para solicitar el perfil bioquimico y hormonal, cuyos resultados se muestran en las Tablas 1 y 2 respectivamente.
Low-dose prazosin in patients with muscle cramps during hemodialysis.
The animal was treated with oral Diazepam, Prazosin and Bethanechol.
Since the advent of vasodilators prazosin, captopril, nifedipine, sodium nitroprusside, hydrazine, scorpion antivenom and intensive care management the fatality is dropped to less than 2-4% (8).
Prazosin blocks a specific a1-adrenergic receptor and has shown promise in several well-controlled trials for the treatment of PTSD, particularly in decreasing PTSD-related sleep disturbance and nightmares (Raskin et al.
The new research, published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging, found that the drug called prazosin prevented memory loss in mice showing signs of Alzheimer's.