Phenoxybenzamine (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Phenoxybenzamine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) due to a disease called pheochromocytoma.
Phenoxybenzamine blocks the effects of certain chemicals in the body. When these chemicals are present in large amounts, they cause high blood pressure.
Phenoxybenzamine may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Phenoxybenzamine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, phenoxybenzamine is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:
- Benign prostatic hypertrophy