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Dr. John Michalski
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Phenoxybenzamine (Overview)

Phenoxybenzamine is a blood pressure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


Dr. John Michalski
10 doctors shared insights

Phenoxybenzamine (Overview)

Phenoxybenzamine is a blood pressure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Is it ok to take phenoxybenzamine while breastfeeding?

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Is it ok to take phenoxybenzamine while breastfeeding?

No: There are no controlled studies in breastfeeding mother yet, however, the potential risk of side effects to a breastfed infant is there. ...Read more

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Who should not use Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine)?

Who should not use Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine)?

Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine): "Conditions where a fall in blood pressure may be undesirable; hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=4fcdf9ca-78a8-4e4b-958e-2f795bbbf9ca ...Read more

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What is hytrin (terazosin)?

What is  hytrin (terazosin)?

Terazocin: Hytrin (terazosin) is a alpha-blocking vasodilating anti hypertensive that also reduces prostate hypertrophy that inhibits bladder emptying (this helps reduce frequent nighttime urinations). ...Read more

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Who should not take Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine)?

Who should not take Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine)?

Dibenzyline (phenoxybenzamine): "Conditions where a fall in blood pressure may be undesirable; hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its components." See: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=4fcdf9ca-78a8-4e4b-958e-2f795bbbf9ca" ...Read more

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What is nipride (nitroprusside) drip?

What is nipride (nitroprusside) drip?

Nitroprusside: Nipride is nitroprusside a vasodilator (means open up blood vessels) which is used to lower blood pressure. It is given intravenously(through the veins) and is usually used in severe hypertensive(high blood pressure) situations. It needs to be closely monitored as it can at times lower blood pressure too much. ...Read more

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Is propantheline bromide for excessive sweating?

Is propantheline bromide  for excessive sweating?

Hyperhidrosis: Yes, propantheline bromide is one of anticholinergic agents given orally for excessive sweating. The use of anticholinergics may be unappealing because their adverse effect profile. ...Read more

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Is parnate (tranylcypromine) dangerous?

Is parnate (tranylcypromine) dangerous?

Parnate (tranylcypromine): It is an antidepressant in the group known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors. It has risks related to all maoi usage, and should be monitored by a physician. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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What is the drug terazosin hcl?

What is the drug terazosin hcl?

Alpha antagonist: This is a medication that is used for high blood pressure or some urinary problems. It works by relaxing muscles. It can relax the muscles in the blood vessels thus keeping the vessels open and lowering the pressure of those vessels and lowering blood pressure. It can also be used to relax the urethra and can help in cases of urinary retention, frequency, prostate disease, urethral spasms. ...Read more

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Do selective adeno-adenergic blockers (prazosin, terazosin, doxazosin, trimazosin) protect  from acute cocaine-induced vasoconstrictive damage?

Do selective adeno-adenergic blockers (prazosin, terazosin, doxazosin, trimazosin) protect  from acute cocaine-induced vasoconstrictive damage?

Some: Cocaine causes it's effect by preventing the reuptake of monamine (epinephrine, etc) and causes these neurotransmitters to continue exciting the a1 receptor. The meds listed block alpha-1 receptors, so theoretically will blunt the effects of Cocaine on some vessels, but focus mostly (esp. Tamsulosin) on a specific sub-type (alpha-1a) that is mostly in the bladder, not in the vessels. ...Read more

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Is 200mg of parnate (tranylcypromine) dangerous?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Parnate (tranylcypromine).: Yikes. The usual recommended daily dose is 30 mg. , in divided doses, and in few weeks if response is limited, maximum dose can go up to 60 mg. Daily. Please contact your doctor before you do any increments in the dose. ...Read more

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What is nipride (nitroprusside) used for?

What is nipride (nitroprusside) used for?

Nitroprusside/niprid: In the us, nipride (nitroprusside) is indicated for lowering blood pressure in cases of hypertensive crisis, for acute congestive heart failure, & for lowering blood pressure to decrease bleeding. In other countries it has additional indications for use. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dibenzyline (Definition)

Dibenzyline is a blood pressure agent which is a ...Read more