Alphapress XR 55mg
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Alphapress XR 5 may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Alphapress XR 5 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the de... View More
Alphapress XR 5 is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby... View More
Alphapress XR 5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Alphapress XR 5 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alphapress XR 5 may not... View More
Alphapress XR 5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alphapress XR 5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor... View More
Alphapress XR 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 Alphapress XR 5
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Side effects of Alphapress XR 5
- Low energy
How to use Alphapress XR 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. Alphapress XR 5 may be tak... View More
How Alphapress XR 5 works
Alphapress XR 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 Alphapress XR 5?
If you miss a dose of Alphapress XR 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
- You have been prescribed Minipress XL 5mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
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- Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
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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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