Medicine Overview of Hytrin Tablet
Side Effects of Hytrin are Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Low energy, Weakness, Palpitations, Nausea.
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. Hytrin -1 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Hytrin -1 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 Hytrin Tablet
- You have been prescribed Hytrin -1 Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure, especially when you first start taking Hytrin -1 Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Hytrin -1 Tablet as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine causing increased dizziness.
- Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Hytrin -1 Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
Inform your doctor that you are taking Hytrin -1 Tablet if you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.
- It may also be used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Hytrin Tablet related warnings
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hytrin -1 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.
Hytrin -1 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Hytrin -1 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Hytrin -1 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Hytrin -1 Tablet is recommended.
Hytrin -1 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hytrin -1 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Hytrin -1 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Hytrin -1 Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Hytrin
I have problem in urine, i need to go for urinal frequenly. Doctors examined and found prostate normal and residual volume of urine is approx 1oo ml. For last 3 or 4 months i feel pain in heels soon after geting up in morning, after 10 or few minutes pain is not felt. Does the paining heels indicate the problem in kidneys? Plz let me know the fact.I am taking hytrin 1mg daily for last 3 months, some time flavospas, when problem grims.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Do TSH uric acid and vit D test and blood sugar fasting and pp with HbA1c
User Submitted Feedback For Hytrin -1 Tablet
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Frequently asked questions about Hytrin Tablet
Q. Is Hytrin a beta blocker or an alpha blocker?
Hytrin belongs to class of medications called alpha-receptor blockers or alpha-blockers
Hytrin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Hytrin a statin or a blood thinner (thin the blood)?
Hytrin is neither a statin nor a blood thinner
Q. Is terazosin a diuretic?
No, terazosin 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
No, Hytrin is not a narcotic
Q. Does Hytrin lower heart rate?
No, Hytrin is not known to reduce heart rate. Increase in heart rate or irregular heart rate is a common adverse event reported for Hytrin
Q. Does Hytrin cause weight gain/ impotence/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth?
Weight gain/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth are common side effects of Hytrin therapy. However is not known to cause impotence. It may rarely cause painful prolonged erections (Priapism), which if untreated may cause impotence
Q. Can I take Hytrin with Cialis (tadalafil)?
Please follow your doctor's advice before taking these medications with Hytrin. As combining Cialis (tadalafil) with Hytrin can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Q. Can I take Hytrin with Flomax (tamsulosin)?
Hytrin and Flomax (tamulosin) are both used for the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Please follow your doctor's advice before taking any medications when on treatment with Hytrin
Q. Does Hytrin lower Prostate specific antigen (PSA)?
No, Hytrin does not lower PSA.
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