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PHENOXYBENZAMINE

Used in pheochromocytoma

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PHENTOLAMINE

  • Hypertensive crisis due to stimulant drug overdose
  • Diagnosis of pheochromocytma:

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  • PRAZOSIN
  • TERAZOSIN 
  • DOXAZOSIN

Used for HTN and BPH (Benign prostatic hyperplasia)

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TAMSULOSIN

Approved for BPH

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  • PROPRANOLOL (the prototype)  
  • NADOLOL
  • TIMOLOL

  • Cardiovascular Effects 
    • β-adrenergic antagonists slow HR and decrease myocardial contractility

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ATENOLOL & METOPROLOL

  • Useful in hypertensive patients with impaired pulmonary function
  • Useful in diabetic hypertensive patients who are receiving insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents

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ESMOLOL

For rapid control of ventricular rate in patients with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter

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LABETALOL

Used in hypertension

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CARVEDILOL

Used in hypertension and CHF

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PINDOLOL

  • HTN and angina pectoris:
  • May be preferred in individuals with diminished cardiac reserve or a propensity to bradycardia

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α-METHYLTYROSIN (METYROSINE)

  • Used for management of malignant pheochromocytoma
  • Used in preoperative preparation of patients for resection of pheochromocytoma 
  • Mainly if phenoxybenamine hasn’t worked

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TETRABENAZINE

Indicated for the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington’s Disease