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An alpha-blocker, C17H19N3O, used especially in the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma.

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(fɛnˈtɒləˌmiːn; fɛnˈtɒləˌmɪn)
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug that is used to dilate the blood vessels and to treat high blood pressure that is due to phaeochromocytoma and also to treat impotence
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Noun1.phentolamine - a virility drug (trade name Vasomax) to treat erectile dysfunction in men
anti-impotence drug, virility drug - drug to treat impotence attributable to erectile dysfunction
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Use of adrenolytic drug, regitine, in phaeochromocytoma.
Pharmacological interventions are also undertaken which often include the use of anticoagulants such as Heparin and vasodilators such as Regitine (phentolamine).
In some hospitals, potentially dangerous drugs such as Heparin, used to prevent blood clotting that might damage organs, and Regitine, used to dilate blood vessels and help keep the organs well supplied with blood, are administered to the patient.