doxazosin

A drug used to treat high blood pressure and urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. It relaxes muscle tissue in blood vessels and in the prostate. Doxazosin is a type of alpha blocker. Also called doxazosin mesylate and Cardura.

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  • Doxazosin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) 2 {4 [(2,3 dihydro 1,4 benzodioxin 2 yl)carbonyl]piperazin 1 yl} 6,7 dimethoxyquinazolin 4 amine Clinical data Trade names …   Wikipedia

  • Doxazosin — Strukturformel (R) Form (oben) und (S) Form (unten) Allgemeines …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • doxazosin — dox·a·zo·sin .däk sā zō sin n a quinazoline alpha blocker administered in the form of its mesylate C23H25N5O5·CH4O3S to relieve urethral obstruction in benign prostatic hyperplasia and to treat hypertension see cardura * * * n. an alpha blocker… …   Medical dictionary

  • doxazosin — n. an alpha blocker used to treat high blood pressure and to relieve urinary retention due to benign enlargement of the prostate gland. It is administered by mouth. Possible side effects include faintness on standing up, weakness, dizziness, and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • doxazosin — noun an antihypertensive drug (trade name Cardura) that works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily; it is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia • Syn: ↑Cardura • Hypernyms: ↑antihypertensive,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • doxazosin mesylate — A drug used to treat high blood pressure and urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. It relaxes muscle tissue in blood vessels and in the prostate. Doxazosin mesylate is a type of alpha blocker. Also called doxazosin and Cardura …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • doxazosin mesylate — dox·azo·sin mes·y·late (dok″saґzo sin) a quinazoline derivative that blocks α1 adrenergic receptors and has a longer half life than that of prazosin; used in the treatment of hypertension and of benign prostatic hyperplasia,… …   Medical dictionary

  • ALLHAT — Die ALLHAT Studie (Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial) ist eine der größten und wichtigsten Untersuchungen zur Behandlung des Bluthochdrucks [1]. Zwischen Februar 1994 und März 2002 wurden an 623 Zentren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ALLHAT-Studie — Die ALLHAT Studie (Antihypertensive and Lipid Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial) ist eine der größten und wichtigsten Untersuchungen zur Behandlung des Bluthochdrucks [1]. Zwischen Februar 1994 und März 2002 wurden an 623 Zentren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prazosin — Systematic (IUPAC) name 2 [4 (2 furoyl)piperazin 1 yl] 6,7 dimethoxyquinazolin 4 amine Clinical data Trade names Minipress …   Wikipedia

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