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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Some medications commonly used to reduce blood pressure are diuretics, angiotension-converting enzyme inhibitors, beta-adrenergic blockers, calcium antagonists and alpha-adrenergic blockers.
Nimodipine may increase the blood pressure lowering effect of concomitantly administered anti-hypertensives such as diuretics, beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, other calcium channel blockers, alpha-adrenergic blockers, PDE5 inhibitors, and alpha-methyldopa.

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