Brand Names : Demser
- Antihypertensive, pheochromocytoma
belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is
used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) caused by a disease called
pheochromocytoma (a noncancerous tumor of the adrenal gland).
Metyrosine reduces the amount of certain chemicals in the body. When these
chemicals are present in large amounts, they cause high blood pressure.
Metyrosine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.