phenoxybenzamine - oral, Dibenzyline
GENERIC NAME: PHENOXYBENZAMINE - ORAL (fen-OX-ee-BEN-za-meen)
BRAND NAME(S): Dibenzyline
USES: This medication is used to treat high blood pressure and heavy sweating due to a certain tumor of the adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma). Phenoxybenzamine belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha blockers. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily.OTHER This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug but that may be prescribed by your health care professional. Use this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional.This drug may also be used with other medications to treat certain blood circulation problems (e.g., Raynaud's syndrome).It is also used to treat certain conditions which involve difficulty urinating (e.g., neurogenic bladder, partial prostatic obstruction).
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