Flashcards in α-blockers Deck (7)
Nonselective - What are the applications of Phenoxybenzamine (irreversible)?
Pheochromocytoma (used preoperatively) to prevent catecholamine (hypertensive) crisis
Nonselective - What toxicity does Phenoxybanzamine (irreversible) have?
Orthostatic hypotension; reflex tachycardia
Nonselective - What are the applications of Phentolamine (reversible)?
Give to patients on MAO inhibitors who eat tyramine-containing foods
α1 selective (-osin) - What are the applications of Prazosin, Terazosin, Doxazosin, Tamsulosin?
Urinary symptoms of BPH; PTSD (prazosin); hypertension (except tamsulosin)
α1 selective (-osin) - What toxicites do Prazosin, Terazosin, Doxazosin, Tamsulosin have?
1st-dose orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, and headache
α2 selective - What is the application of Mirtazapine?