alpha-adrenergic blocker


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alpha-adrenergic blocker

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Noun1.alpha-adrenergic blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptorsalpha-adrenergic blocker - 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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TABLE 2 Antihypertensives and weight (3) Weight gain Weight neutral Alpha-adrenergic blockers ACE Inhibitors Beta-adrenergic blockers (atenolol, Angiotensin receptor blockers metoprolol, nadolol, propranolol) Beta-adrenergic blockers (carvedilol, nebivolol) CCBs Thiazides ACE, angiotensin-converting enzyme; CCBs, calcium channel blockers.
7 The optimization of this patient begins with alpha-adrenergic blockers (doxazosin and phenoxybenzamine), but faced with little improvement in myocardial contractility and instability of arterial pressure, magnesium sulfate is introduced starting in the acute crisis and during the surgical process up until the complete removal of the flow from the pheochromocytoma, ensuring a maximum level of magnesemia of 4.
Some medications commonly used to reduce blood pressure are diuretics, angiotension-converting enzyme inhibitors, beta-adrenergic blockers, calcium antagonists and alpha-adrenergic blockers.

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