phenoxybenzaminemedical dictionary

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N-(2-chloroethyl)-n-(1-methyl-2-phenoxyethyl) benzenemethanamine. An alpha-adrenergic anatagonist with long duration of action. It has been used to treat hypertension and as a peripheral vasodilator.

Pharmacological action: adrenergic alpha-antagonists, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics, vasodilator agents.

Chemical name: Benzenemethanamine, N-(2-chloroethyl)-N-(1-methyl-2-phenoxyethyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)