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alpha blockers

nonselective, alpha 1 selective , alpha 2 selective

phentolamine nonselective alpha blocker Reversible Give to pts on MAO inhibitors who eat tyramine-containing foods S.E: orthostatic hypotension, reflex tachycardia
Prazosin, terazosin, doxazosin, tamsulosin alpha 1 selective blocker urinary sx of BPH PTSD---prazosin Hypertension (except tamsulosin) S.E: 1st-dose orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, headache
mirtazapine alpha 2 selective blocker Used in depression S.E: sedation, increase serum cholesterol, increase appetite
Phenoybenzamine nonselective alpha blocker irreversible pheochromocytoma --preoperative to prevent catecholamine (hypertensive crisis) Orthostatic hypotension--reflex tachycardia
Created by: Cdmac91