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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



terazosin hydrochloride  listen  (ter-AY-zoh-sin HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A drug used to treat urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. It is also used to treat high blood pressure and is being studied in the treatment of other conditions. Terazosin hydrochloride relaxes muscle tissue in blood vessels and in the prostate. It is a type of alpha blocker. Also called Hytrin and terazosin.