Metyrosine OverviewMetirosine (INN and BAN; α-Methyltyrosine, Metyrosine USAN, AMPT) is an antihypertensive drug. It inhibits the enzyme tyrosine hydroxylase and, therefore, catecholamine synthesis, which, as a consequence, depletes the levels of the catecholamines dopamine, adrenaline and noradrenaline in the body. Clinical use Metirosine has been used in the treatment of pheochromocytoma. It is contra-indicated for the treatment of essential hypertension. However it is now rarely us...
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- Capsule: 250mg
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