Prazolin 10mg Tablet

icon
C M R Life Sciences

Composition for Prazolin 10mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
79
₹7.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of Prazolin Tablet

uses

Uses of Prazolin Tablet

Prazolin 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, hypertension, heart failure and Raynaud's disease.
uses

Side effects of Prazolin Tablet

Common

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

uses

How to use Prazolin 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 Prazolin 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Prazolin Tablet works

Prazolin 10mg tablet works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. Prazolin 10mg tablet also lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Prazolin Tablet

Expert advice for Prazolin Tablet

  • 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.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Prazolin 10mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prazolin 10mg 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
CAUTION
Prazolin 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Prazolin 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
Prazolin 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prazolin 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Prazolin 10mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
...
+more
icon
Liver
CAUTION
Prazolin 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prazolin 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
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 Prazolin 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Prazosin

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

Substitutes for Prazolin

No substitutes found for this medicine
Top Cardiologists
doctor
Dr. R. R. Kasliwal
MBBS, MD, DM, Fellowship
4.7
doctor
4.7
doctor
Dr. Subrata Lahiri
MBBS, MD, DNB
4.9
doctor
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Singh
MBBS, MD, Diploma
4.9
doctor
Dr. Sumeet Sethi
MBBS, DNB, DM
4.6
cross img