Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Prazocip Tablet ER

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Uses of Prazocip Tablet ER

Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, hypertension, heart failure and Raynaud's disease.
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Side effects of Prazocip Tablet ER

Common

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

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How to use Prazocip Tablet ER

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 Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL at a fixed time.

How Prazocip Tablet ER works

Prazocip 2.5mg tablet xl works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. Prazocip 2.5mg tablet xl also lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Prazocip Tablet ER

Expert advice for Prazocip Tablet ER

  • The drug can cause dizziness, drowziness or nausea. Consult your doctor, if these side effects do not improve.
  • Take the drug with food or at bedtime to avoid side effects.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this drug and consult your doctor, if it has not improved.
  • Do not drive or use any tools or machinery after taking prazosin.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL 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
Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL 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
Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Prazosin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Prazocip 2.5mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Prazosin

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