noun Etymology: phen- + toluidine + amine Date: 1952 an adrenergic blocking agent C17H19N3O used especially in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension due to pheochromocytoma

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  • phentolamine — /fen tol euh meen , min/, n. Pharm. an alpha blocker, C17H19N3O, used to reduce hypertensive states caused by a catecholamine excess, as in the treatment of pheochromocytoma. [1950 55; PHEN + TOL(UIDINE) + AMINE; see TOLU] * * * …   Universalium

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  • phentolamine — phen·tol·amine fen täl ə .mēn, mən n an adrenergic blocking agent that is administered by injection in the form of its mesylate C17H19N3O·CH4O3S esp. in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension due to pheochromocytoma see REGITINE * * * n. a… …   Medical dictionary

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  • phentolamine mesylate — The same actions as phentolamine hydrochloride, for intravenous use only. * * * [USP] the methanesulfonate salt of phentolamine, having the same antiadrenergic actions as the base; administered intramuscularly or intravenously in the prophylaxis… …   Medical dictionary

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