alpha-adrenergic blocking agent

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alpha-adrenergic blocking agent

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Noun1.alpha-adrenergic blocking agent - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptorsalpha-adrenergic blocking agent - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
blocking agent, blocker - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
Minipress, prazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
Hytrin, terazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
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The hypotension in the initial stage of enterolysis can be a consequence of blood volume depletion, and long-acting non-specific a-adrenergic blocking agents.