Prazopress ER 5 belongs to a class of medicines called as alpha-blocker. It is used to treat high blood pressure and lower your risk of having a heart a... View More
Uses of Prazopress ER 5
Side effects of Prazopress ER 5
How to use Prazopress ER 5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prazopress ER 5 may be tak... View More
How Prazopress ER 5 works
Prazopress ER 5 is an alpha blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body.
What if you forget to take Prazopress ER 5?
If you miss a dose of Prazopress ER 5, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back t... View More
Hypertension, Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Raynaud's syndrome
May be taken with or without food. Starting dose is best taken w/ dinner, at least 2-3 hr before retiring. Maintenance doses may be taken w/ or w/o meal... View More
Oral Hypertension Conventional Tablet: Adult: Initially, 0.5 mg bid or tid for 3-7 days, increased to 1 mg bid or tid for the next 3-7 days. Therea... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction needed.
Congestive heart failure due to mechanical obstruction. Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy.
Mode of Action
Prazosin competitively blocks postsynaptic alpha1-adrenoceptors of veins and arterioles causing vasodilation, reduction in BP and total peripheral resis... View More
Prostate cancer should be ruled out before starting therapy. Patients w/ history of micturition syncope, angina pectoris. Treatment of heart failure due... View More
1-10% Dizziness (10%),Drowsiness (8%),Headache (8%),Weakness (7%),Asthenia (6.5%),Nausea (5%),Palpitation (5%) Frequency Not Defined (Selected) Ede... View More
Hypotensive effects may be enhanced w/ diuretics and other antihypertensives. Increased risk of 1st dose hypotension w/ ?-blockers or Ca channel blocker... View More
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