Pracept 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Pracept 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pracept Tablet

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Uses of Pracept Tablet

Pracept 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and Raynaud's disease.
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Side effects of Pracept Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Pracept 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 Pracept 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Pracept Tablet works

Pracept 2.5mg 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 Pracept Tablet

Expert advice for Pracept 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Pracept 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pracept 2.5mg 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
Pracept 2.5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pracept 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Pracept 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pracept 2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Pracept 2.5mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Pracept 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pracept 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pracept 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Prazosin

Pracept is an alpha blocker and is 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.
Pracept is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for a prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Pracept is not addictive as it does not have any habit-forming potential.
Weight gain has not been reported with Pracept. However, if you have heart failure, Pracept 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 Pracept tell your doctor as your doctor may need to change the dose of Pracept or other medicines you are taking.
Sedation (drowsiness) is a common side effect of Pracept. Pracept may cause dizziness, drowsiness, syncope and headache. If you experience these symptoms, do not drive or use any tools or machinery while taking Pracept and consult your doctor.
Pracept is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Pracept has not been reported to cause urinary retention. Pracept actually helps in relieving urinary retention if it was due to an enlarged prostate when used along with other medicines.
Pracept can make you feel tired. However, please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Pracept.
Pracept is not used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction before taking any medicines.
Pracept has not been reported to cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while taking Pracept as your doctor would be able to find the exact reason of weight loss and manage accordingly.
Pracept is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession or use is regulated by a government. Pracept is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Pracept is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Pracept is not a benzodiazepine. Pracept belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Pracept is not used for the treatment of nightmares. Pracept 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.
Pracept is not a blood thinner. Pracept belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Pracept like alprazolam?
Pracept 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.
Pracept is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Pracept belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Pracept is not a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Pracept belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Can I take Pracept with ibuprofen?
There has been reported a minor interaction that ibuprofen can decrease the effects of Pracept. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Pracept is not a beta-blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
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