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A 45-year-old member asked:

What is dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine) used for other than high blood pressure?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Very few conditions: It is indicated to treat hypertension especially in those with a very rare condition called pheochromocytoma (tumor making excessive adrenaline)--hypertensive emergency etc... It is not normally used for routine treatment of BP these days. It is also sometime used for overactive bladder and raynaud's phenomenon. Overall, it is rarely used. If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What medications can be used to stop high blood pressure?

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Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Several options: The most commonly used anti-hypertensive medications are diuretics (e.g. hydrocholorothiazide) and ACE inhibitors (e.g. lisinopril, accupril, (quinapril) etc). Other classes of anti-hypertensive meds include beta blockers (metoprolol, atenolol, carvedilol, etc) and calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, amoloidpine, diltiazem, verapamil).

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