Functionally uro-selective α1 adrenoceptor antagonist that does not discriminate between α1 subtypes. Inhibits increases in intraurethral pressure caused by phenylephrine-induced contraction by 81% with minor cardiovascular effects. Also relaxes corpus cavernosum tissue (pIC50 = 7.64) in vitro.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 425.91. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.35 mL||11.74 mL||23.48 mL|
|5 mM||0.47 mL||2.35 mL||4.7 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.17 mL||2.35 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.47 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Palea and Barras (2003) Comparison of the relaxant effects of alfuzosin, phentolamine and sildenafil on rabbit isolated corpus cavernosum. BJU Int. 91 873 PMID: 12780851
Lee (2003) Alfuzosin hydrocholride for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Am.J.Health Syst.Pharm. 60 1426 PMID: 12892027
Yamaguchi et al (2005) Effects of different alpha-1 adrenoceptor blockers on proximal urethral function using in vivo isovolumetric pressure changes. J.Smooth Muscle Res. 41 247 PMID: 16428864
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