Prazosin

In the US, Prazosin (prazosin systemic) is a member of the drug class antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting and is used to treat Anxiety and Stress, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Nightmares, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Raynaud's Syndrome.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C02CA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0019216-56-9

Chemical Formula

C19-H21-N5-O4

Molecular Weight

383

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of heart failure

Peripheral vasodilator

α₁-adrenoceptor antagonist (α₁-blocker)

Treatment of symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Chemical Name

Piperazine, 1-(4-amino-6,7-dimethoxy-2-quinazolinyl)-4-(2-furanylcarbonyl)-

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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