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Cardura (kar-DOO-ruh)
A drug used to treat high blood pressure and urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. It relaxes muscle tissue in blood vessels and in the prostate. Cardura is a type of alpha blocker. Also called doxazosin and doxazosin mesylate.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.