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A crystalline vasodilator, C19H21N5O4, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension.

[p(ipe)raz(ine) + perhaps alteration of ox(y)- + (quinazol)in(e), one of its constituents.]
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Noun1.prazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure


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Since her blood pressure was controlled, Minipress XL (prazosin) 5 mg HS was added.
Minipress XL is a gastrointestinal therapeutic system controlled release preparation (2).
The launches of Procardia XL, Minipress XL, Cardura, Diflucan, Xomen E5 and Norvasc should add more than $200 million in sales in 1990.