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Definition of "prazosin" [prazosin]

  • A crystalline vasodilator, C19H21N5O4, used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat hypertension. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prazosin" in a sentence
  • "Since 1983 prazosin has revolutionized the management of severe scorpion stings."
  • "One of the docs at my institute is big into prazosin-for-combat-related-PTSD research."
  • "Many veterans with PTSD enjoy remarkable relief from nightmares after starting quite modest doses of prazosin."