Hytrin 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Hytrin 5mg Tablet

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₹44.65/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Hytrin Tablet

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Uses of Hytrin Tablet

Hytrin 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and hypertension.
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Side effects of Hytrin Tablet

Common

Dizziness, Fainting, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Nasal congestion, Dry mouth, Edema, Constipation, Blurred vision, Breathlessness.

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How to use Hytrin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Hytrin 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Hytrin Tablet works

Hytrin 5mg tablet works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. Hytrin 5mg tablet also lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Hytrin Tablet

Expert advice for Hytrin Tablet

  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience syncope (temporary loss of consciousness caused by a fall in blood pressure) especially in the upright position, along with other postural symptoms such as dizziness after the first dose, first few days of therapy, or restarting the therapy after a brief interruption. Do not panic, you should sit or lie down until you feel better.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you experience priapism (painful erection of the penis, sustained for hours and unrelieved by sexual intercourse or masturbation), which is an extremely rare but serious side effect, if untreated can lead to permanent inability to have an erection.
  • Inform your doctor that you are on terazosin therapy, if you are to undergo an eye surgery for cataract so as to avoid the complications during cataract surgery.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as terazosin may make you drowsy or dizzy.
  • Take screening test for the presence of prostate cancer prior to treatment and at regular intervals afterwards, as terazosin is not indicated for symptoms (though similar to BPH) due to prostate cancer.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Hytrin 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This
may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hytrin 5mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Hytrin 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Hytrin 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Hytrin 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Hytrin 5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Hytrin 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hytrin 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Hytrin 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, AF 150mg Tablet DT

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hytrin 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Terazosin

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
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
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
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
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
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
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