alpha-adrenergic blocking agent

Definitions of alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
1

n any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder

Synonyms:
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-blocker
Types:
Minipress, prazosin
antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
Hytrin, terazosin
antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
Type of:
blocker, blocking agent
a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

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