terazosin


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Noun1.terazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
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terazosin

n terazosina
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You can take alpha-blockers such as terazosin (Hytrin) or tamsulosin (Flomax) to help relax the prostate and bladder muscles.
Even though many studies established the efficacy of [[alpha].sub.1] antagonists Alfuzosin, Doxazosin, Tamsulosin and Terazosin, there have been only few comparative studies between Silodosin and Tamsulosin.
Hypertension was managed with atenolol 100mg daily and terazosin 2mg daily.
This study presents data suggesting that terazosin, an [alpha]1- adrenergic receptor antagonist most commonly used in the treatment of hypertension or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is able to inhibit the growth of CRC cell line HCT116.
Alpha-1 adrenergic antagonists are used to improve the urine flow in older men by relaxing the muscles in the bladder neck and prostatic smooth muscles (terazosin Hcl [Hytrin[R]]).
(8) conducted a cohort study of men aged >40 years with BPH and determined exposure to 5ARIs (dustasteride or finasteride) or alpha blockers, ABs (Terazosin, Doxazosin, Alfuzosin, Tamsulosin and Silodosin).
His only antihypertensive therapy at his first visit to our Endocrinology clinic was terazosin 1 mg once daily with only partial relief of his paroxysmal symptoms.
The patient's voiding symptoms improved with terazosin and no further workup was undertaken.
Only nondihydropyridine calcium channel blockers, terazosin, and doxazosin were allowed for uncontrolled hypertension.
IFIS risk factors include hypertension [2-5], finasteride [3, 6-8], benzodiazepines [5], quetiapines [3, 5], alfuzosin [5, 9], doxazosin [3, 5], terazosin [5, 10], silodosin [11], and especially tamsulosin [3-5].
Medications used to treat BPH include alpha-adrenergic blockers that relax the smooth muscles of the prostate and bladder (e.g., terazosin [Hytrin[R]], Tamsulosin [Flomax[R]]); 5 alpha-reductase inhibitors (dutasteride [Avodart[R]], finasteride [Proscar[R]]), which inhibit prostate growth through impeding dihydro-testosterone production; a combination of doxa zosin (Cardura[R]) and finasteride also may be used (Collins, 2016; Lynn, 2017; Smart, 2016).
(19) Terazosin also has a longer half-life (12 hours) and reaches peak plasma concentration in 1 hour.