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Urapidil is (PNQ)



A Alpha 1 blocker
B Alpha 2 blocker

C D1 blocker
D None of the above

Ans. A

Alpha 1 blocker

Recent Advances:

1. Bosentan is a new drug. It is a endothelin receptor antagonist. It is a vaso dilator It has been approved for PAH and for Raynaud’s phenomena.

2. Aliskiren is a new drug. It is a non-peptide renin inhibitor that acts by inhibiting conversion of angiotensin-I to angiotension-II. It is used in hypertension. (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg 2055)

3. Fenoldopam has a peripheral vasodilatory action which acts as a peripheral selective D1 receptor weak partial agonist. It is given as continuous IV infusion for the treatment of hypertensive emergencies. (It is a new drug not given in Harrison 18th Edition)

4. Naftopidil – It is an antihypertensive drug which acts as a selective α1-adrenergic receptor antagonist or alpha blocker.

5. UrapidilIt acts as an α1-adrenoceptor antagonist and as an 5-HT1A receptor agonist (It is a new drug not given in Harrison 18th Edition)

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