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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


Hytrin  listen  (HY-trin)

  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. Hytrin relaxes muscle tissue in blood vessels and in the prostate. It is a type of alpha blocker. Also called terazosin and terazosin hydrochloride.