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Minipress XL 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Minipress XL 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Minipress XL 5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
188
₹12.53/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Minipress Tablet

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Uses of Minipress Tablet

Minipress XL 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and Raynaud's disease. It is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) in men.
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Minipress Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Minipress 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. Minipress XL 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Minipress Tablet works

Minipress XL 5mg Tablet is an alpha-blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body.

In Depth Information on Minipress Tablet

Expert advice for Minipress 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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Minipress Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Minipress Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Minipress XL 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Minipress XL 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Minipress XL 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Minipress XL 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Minipress Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Minipress XL 5mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Minipress Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Prazosin

Q. Does high blood pressure need to be treated?
When the blood pressure is high, the heart has to work harder to pump blood throughout the body, which causes damage to the blood vessels. If high blood pressure is not treated, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, and vision problems.
Minipress is an alpha blocker and is used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), painfully cold fingers (Raynaud’s Disease) or mild enlargement of the prostate gland (prostatic hyperplasia) in men.
Minipress is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for a prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Minipress is not addictive as it does not have any habit-forming potential.
Weight gain has not been reported with Minipress. However, if you have heart failure, Minipress can gradually become less helpful over several months and if this happens you may notice swelling of your legs or ankles due to retention of fluid known as edema. If you develop edema or weight gain while taking Minipress tell your doctor as your doctor may need to change the dose of Minipress or other medicines you are taking.
Sedation (drowsiness) is a common side effect of Minipress. Minipress may cause dizziness, drowsiness, syncope and headache. If you experience these symptoms, do not drive or use any tools or machinery while taking Minipress and consult your doctor.
Minipress is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Minipress has not been reported to cause urinary retention. Minipress actually helps in relieving urinary retention if it was due to an enlarged prostate when used along with other medicines.
Minipress can make you feel tired. However, please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Minipress.
Minipress is not used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction before taking any medicines.
Minipress has not been reported to cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while taking Minipress as your doctor would be able to find the exact reason of weight loss and manage accordingly.
Minipress is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession or use is regulated by a government. Minipress is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Minipress is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Minipress is not a benzodiazepine. Minipress belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Minipress is not used for the treatment of nightmares. Minipress is usually used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, painfully cold fingers (Raynaud’s Disease) or mild enlargement of the prostate gland (prostatic hyperplasia) in men.
Minipress is not a blood thinner. Minipress belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Minipress like alprazolam?
Minipress is not like alprazolam, it belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers, used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), heart failure, painfully cold fingers (Raynaud’s Disease) or mild enlargement of the prostate gland (prostatic hyperplasia) in men while alprazolam belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines which are used in the treatment of anxiety.
Minipress is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Minipress belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Minipress is not a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Minipress belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Can I take Minipress with ibuprofen?
There has been reported a minor interaction that ibuprofen can decrease the effects of Minipress. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Minipress is not a beta-blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.

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Taking Minipress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Minipress with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Minipress with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Minipress with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Minipress with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Minipress with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Minipress with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vosicaz, Vorizol, Voraze, Rextro, Vhope, Vonaz, Vocozo, Voritek, Voritrop, Vorifit, Vorzu, Voritrol, Vfend, Vorizef, Vorier
Minipress with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Neoral, Consiral, Oncyclo, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun, Graftin, Imusporin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Assurans, Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday
Minipress with Tadalafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tadalafil: Megalis, Tagil, T-Film, Forzest, Tadafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil
Minipress with Udenafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Minipress with Bisoprolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar
Minipress with Indomethacin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Ducaine, Artilup, Inmecin, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin
Minipress with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Irbepex, Irovel
Minipress with Nimodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Minipress with Nebivolol
MODERATE
Minipress with Labetalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Labetol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Lablol, Labebet, Tiplab, Labecor, Labil, Alpha Dip
Minipress with Quinapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press
Minipress with Betaxolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA)
Minipress with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Minipress with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip, NF
Minipress with Sotalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Minipress with Timolol
MODERATE
Minipress with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Minipress with Enalapril
MODERATE
Minipress with Torasemide
MODERATE
Minipress with Spironolactone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone
Minipress with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Minipress with Perindopril
MINOR
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
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