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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guanabenz, Wytensin(noun)

    antihypertensive drug (trade name Wytensin) that reduces blood pressure by its effect on the central nervous system

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  1. Guanabenz

    Guanabenz is an alpha agonist of the alpha-2 type that is used as an antihypertensive drug. It is used to treat high blood pressure. The most common side effects during guanabenz therapy are dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache and weakness. Guanabenz can make one drowsy or less alert, therefore driving or operating dangerous machinery is not recommended.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Guanabenz

    An alpha-2 selective adrenergic agonist used as an antihypertensive agent.

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