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Synonyms for alpha-blocker

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Besides prostatic surgery, lately treatment has been focused on the alteration of disease progression and prevention of complications that can be associated with BPH/LUTS and has been treated with various pharmacological agents as alpha-adrenergic antagonists (Alpha-blockers), 5-alphareductase inhibitors (5-ARIs), cholinergics and phytotherapeutics; 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors block the conversion of testosterone to the more potent dihydrotestosterone and a-blockers affect the smooth muscle tone by lowering the increased sympathetic adrenergic activity at bladder neck and prostate smooth mscles.
Alpha-adrenergic antagonists block the stimulation of the alpha receptors in the body.