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terazosin

 [ter-a´zo-sin]
an alpha1-adrenergic blocking agent used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia, administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

terazosin

Hytrin® An antihypertensive quinazoline that selectively blocks post-synaptic α1-adrenergic receptors Clinical effects ↓ Peripheral vascular resistance due to arterial and venous dilation, ↑ HDL-C; may improve glucose tolerance and CHF; it provides symptomatic relief in BPH, ↑urine flow, ↓ muscle tone in bladder Adverse effects Hypotension, vertigo, headache, drowsiness, weakness, palpitations. Cf Proscar.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

terazosin

A selective alpha-adrenergic blocker drug used to treat high blood pressure and to relieve the symptoms of simple enlargement of the PROSTATE GLAND (benign prostatic hyperplasia). A brand name is Hytrin.
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Terazosin was increased to 2 mg po bid and metoprolol was added and increased to a maximal dose of 25 mg tid until he demonstrated orthostatic hypotension.
Doxazosin and terazosin may be considered second-line Alpha-2 agonists Clonidine may reduce agitation.
Phakic eyes of male patients with current use of tamsulosin (Flomax[R], Boehringer Ingelheim), terazosin (Hytrin[R], Abbott), doxazosin (Cardura[R], Pfizer), or alfuzosin (Xatral[R], Sanofi Aventis) were included in the study.
The effect of terazosin on functional bladder outlet obstruction in women: a pilot study.
Terazosin is one of classic quinazoline-based selective [alpha]1-adrenoreceptor antagonists, which is usually used for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) patients.
Avoid in athletes Hydrochlorothiazide 1/3 mg/kg/d * ([dagger]) (qd) ([double dagger]) Spironolactone * 1 mg/kg/d (qd-bid) Triamterene 1-2 mg/kg/d (bid) Peripheral Doxazosin 1 mg/d up to 4 Higher risk of [alpha] mg/d (qd) hypotension and antagonists Prazosin 0.05-0.1 syncope mg/kg/d up to 20 mg/d (tid) Terazosin 1 mg/d (qd) Vasodilators Hydralazine 0.75-1 mg/kg/d Hydralazine ([dagger]) up to 200 mg/d causes systemic (bid-qid) lupus erythematosus- Minoxidil 0.1-0.2 mg/kg/d like syndrome.
cali[section]maya devam eden hastalardan daha once herhangi bir tcdavi almami[section] 100 hasta (primer grup) ve diizenli alfa bloker kullanmasina ragmen tedaviye cevap vermemi[section] olan 100 hasta (sekonder grup) caIlmaya aim& Kullantlmt[section] olan alfa blokerler tamsulo-si n 0,4 mg, alfuzosin 10 mg, terazosin 5 mg ye dokzasosin 4 mg olarak kaydedildi.
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The following drugs were tested: water extracts of FC, doxazosin, terazosin, (two nonselective [[alpha].sub.1A]-adrenoceptor antagonists), and tamsulosin (selective [[alpha].sub.1A]-adrenoceptor antagonist).
(166) Abbot eventually obtained a ruling of invalidity "because the crystalline form of terazosin hydrochloride claimed in the patent was on sale in the United States more than one year before Abbott applied for the patent." (167) The district court in Valley Drug found this subsequent judgment of invalidity dispositive on the antitrust questions because it meant that Geneva never had any patent rights in the first place.
Some commonly prescribed drugs in this class include doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress) and terazosin (Hytrin).
One retrospective study of 104 patients on stable warfarin therapy found mean increases in the international normalized ratio (INR) of 1.76 in patients who also took trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, 0.85 with levofloxacin, and 0.51 with azithromycin, compared with a decrease of 0.15 in patients on terazosin, who served as a control group (J.