Doxazosin, a quinazoline-derivative, selectively antagonizes postsynaptic α1-adrenergic receptors, used in the treatment of high blood pressure and urinary retention associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia.
|Body Surface Area (m2)||0.007||0.025||0.15||0.05||0.02||0.5|
|Animal A (mg/kg) = Animal B (mg/kg) multiplied by||Animal B Km|
|Animal A Km|
For example, to modify the dose of resveratrol used for a mouse (22.4 mg/kg) to a dose based on the BSA for a rat, multiply 22.4 mg/kg by the Km factor for a mouse and then divide by the Km factor for a rat. This calculation results in a rat equivalent dose for resveratrol of 11.2 mg/kg.
|Solubility||15 mg/mL in DMSO|
Preparation and evaluation of sustained-release doxazosin mesylate pellets.
Ha JM, et al. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo). 2013;61(4):371-8. PMID: 23385960.
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