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Noun1.Cardura - 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
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
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The plant, which will produce Cardura monomer, a Versatic acid derivative, will be constructed within an existing manufacturing complex of the company in Onsan.
Pure alpha blockers like Cardura (doxazosin) might work.
In the Norvasc-based regimen, patients received the ACE-inhibitor perindopril and the alpha-blocker Cardura XL (doxazosin GITS) as add-on therapy if additional blood pressure control was needed.
The most-prescribed alpha-blockers are Cardura, Hytrin, and Flomax.
Also described is the company's diverse line of Epon resins, Epi-Rez waterborne resins, Epi-Cure curing agents, Heloxy modifiers, Eponol and Eponex resins and Cardura glycidyl esters.
1]-Adrenergic Blockers Available Trade Starting Usual Drug Names Doses Dose Range Comments Doxazosin Cardura 1 mg QD 1 to 8 mg First dose may or QHS QD cause signifi- cant hypoten- sion Prazosin Minipress 1 mg BID- 6 to 15 First dose may TID mg/day cause signifi- in divided cant hypoten- doses sion Tamsulosin Flomax 0.
This is another instance in a long line of postmarketing disasters including Rezulin, Cardura, and Posicor.
Drugs that work through adrenergic receptors, such as Hytrin and Cardura, for benign prostatic hyperplasia and hypertension, and Flomax for benign prostatic hyperplasia, have been marketed successfully for a number of years.
s Cardura, or doxazosin - which work instead by relaxing bladder muscles so that urine flows more freely.