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Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Prazopill Tablet SR

Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Prazopill Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Low energy
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea

How to use Prazopill Tablet SR

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. Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Prazopill Tablet SR works

Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet is an alpha-blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body.

Prazopill Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg 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
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet may be started with a low dose and then increased further. Regular blood pressure monitoring is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prazopill Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure, especially when you first start taking this medicine. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet as it may enhance the blood pressure lowering effect of this medicine causing increased dizziness.
  • Be cautious while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor that you are taking Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet if you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Prazopill with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suvida Force
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
MODERATE
Brand(s): Vemol
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Prazopill cause sleepiness?

Yes, sleepiness is a common side effect of Prazopill. Prazopill may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and headache. Prazopill can also cause a temporary loss of consciousness (syncope). If you experience these symptoms, do not drive or use any tools or machinery while taking Prazopill and consult your doctor.

Q. Does Prazopill cause weight loss?

Prazopill has not been reported to cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight loss while taking Prazopill. Your doctor would be able to find the exact reason behind the weight loss and manage it accordingly.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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