pheochromocytoma
PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA
Pheochromocytoma is a rare adrenal gland tumor that may precipitate life-threatening hypertension.
It can occur at any age but usually occurs during young to mid-adult life.
Majority of patients presents with ≥1 of the following hypertension resistant to standard antihypertensive treatment, hypertensive crisis with malignant hypertension, hypertensive encephalopathy, aortic dissection, or myocardial infarction and paroxysmal symptoms which suggest seizure disorder, anxiety attacks or hyperventilation.
Drug Information

Indication: HTN & initial agent to control BP. In hypertensive or normotensive patients w/ benign prostatic hyperplasi...

Indication: Control of HTN; cardiac arrhythmias; anxiety & anxiety tachycardia. Management of angina pectoris; essenti...

Indication: HTN. Improve clinical symptoms & increase urine flow in benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Indication: HTN & benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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