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Doxacard 4mg Tablet

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Composition for Doxacard 4mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Doxacard 4mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Doxacard Tablet


Uses of Doxacard Tablet

Doxacard 4mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Doxacard Tablet side effects


Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Low energy, Weakness, Palpitations, Nausea.


How to use Doxacard Tablet

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. Doxacard 4mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Doxacard Tablet works

Doxacard 4mg Tablet is an alpha-blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate, which makes it easier to urinate.

In Depth Information on Doxacard Tablet

Expert advice for Doxacard Tablet

  • Dizziness or fainting may occur, especially when rising from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly may help improve the problem.
  • These effects may get aggravated by consuming alcohol during exercise, in hot weather, or when standing for long durations.
  • May affect your eye muscles; this should be harmless unless you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.
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Doxacard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Doxacard Tablet
Taking doxazosin with alcohol may lower your blood pressure. This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Doxacard 4mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Doxacard 4mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Doxacard 4mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Doxacard 4mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxacard 4mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxacard 4mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxacard 4mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Doxacard 4mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Doxacard Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Doxacard 4mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Doxacard Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Doxazosin

Q. Is doxazosin a beta blocker or an alpha blocker?
Doxazosin belongs to class of medications called alpha-receptor blockers or alpha-blockers
Q. Is doxazosin or doxazosin mesylate safe?
Doxazosinare or doxazosin mesylate are safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is doxazosin a statin or a blood thinner (thin the blood)?
Doxazosin is neither a statin nor a blood thinner
Q. Is doxazosin a diuretic?
No, doxazosin is not a diuretic, it antagonizes the alpha receptors causing relaxation of the smooth muscle tone in the prostate and bladder neck, hence the urine is passed easily in patients with enlarged prostrate
Q. Is doxazosin a narcotic?
No, doxazosin is not a narcoti
Q. Does doxazosin lower heart rate?
No, doxazosin is not known to reduce heart rate. Increase in heart rate or irregular heart rate is a common adverse event reported for doxazosin
Q. Does doxazosin cause hair loss or weight gain?
Hair loss and weight gain are uncommon side effects of doxazosin therapy
Q. Does doxazosin cause erectile dysfunction?
No, doxazosin is not known to cause erectile dysfunctio
Q. Does doxazosin cause retrograde ejaculation?
Doxazosin may rarely cause retrograde ejaculation
Q. Does doxazosin cause coughing?
Yes, coughing is a common side effect of doxazosin
Q. Does doxazosin make you tired?
Yes, doxazosin may make you feel tired and sleepy
Q. Can I take doxazosin with Viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis (tadalafil)?
Please follow your doctor's advice before taking these medications with doxazosin. As combining Viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis (tadalafil) with doxazosin can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Q. Can I take saw palmetto with doxazosin?
There are no known interactions between saw palmetto and doxazosin.
Q. Q. Can I take Doxacard with Tamsulosin?
No, Doxacard should not be taken along with Tamsulosin. Both the medicines decrease blood pressure and taking them together can cause a severe fall in blood pressure.

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Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Ducaine, Artilup, Inmecin, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin
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Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA)
Doxacard with Enalapril
Doxacard with Nebivolol
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Doxacard with Nimodipine
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