phentolamine


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phen·tol·a·mine

 (fĕn-tŏl′ə-mēn′)
n.
An alpha-blocker, C17H19N3O, used especially in the diagnosis and treatment of pheochromocytoma.

phentolamine

(fɛnˈtɒləˌmiːn; fɛnˈtɒləˌmɪn)
n
(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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Severe hypertension can be treated with labetalol, phentolamine, nitroprusside, or similar agents.
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Apomorphine (Uprima), phentolamine (Vasomax), vasodilators (nitroglycerine), pentoxifylline (Trental), trazodone (Desyrel) and others have been tried alone and in combinations, with limited success.