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
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.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chances of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure, especially when you first start taking Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet. 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.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Prazopill XL 2.5 mg Tablet 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): Ketozoe, Ketazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
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Brand(s): Suvida Force
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topram
MODERATE
Brand(s): Losin, Tosar, Closarten
MODERATE
Brand(s): Nebivas
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
MODERATE
Brand(s): Vemol, Timosight
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prazopill

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

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.
Q. What is Prazopill used for?
Prazopill 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.
Q. Is Prazopill safe?
Prazopill is generally well tolerated and safe if used at prescribed doses for a prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is Prazopill addictive?
Prazopill is not addictive as it does not have any habit-forming potential.
Q. Does Prazopill cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with Prazopill. However, if you have heart failure, Prazopill 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 Prazopill tell your doctor as your doctor may need to change the dose of Prazopill or other medicines you are taking.
Q. Does Prazopill cause sedation?
Sedation (drowsiness) is a common side effect of Prazopill. Prazopill may cause dizziness, drowsiness, syncope and headache. If you experience these symptoms, do not drive or use any tools or machinery while taking Prazopill and consult your doctor.
Q. Does Prazopill help with anxiety?
Prazopill is not used for the treatment of anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Prazopill cause urinary retention?
Prazopill has not been reported to cause urinary retention. Prazopill actually helps in relieving urinary retention if it was due to an enlarged prostate when used along with other medicines.
Q. Does Prazopill make you tired?
Prazopill can make you feel tired. However, please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Prazopill.
Q. Does Prazopill have any role in erectile dysfunction?
Prazopill is not used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you have erectile dysfunction before taking any medicines.
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 as your doctor would be able to find the exact reason of weight loss and manage accordingly.
Q. Is Prazopill a controlled substance?
Prazopill is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is generally a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession or use is regulated by a government. Prazopill is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Prazopill a narcotic (opioid)?
Prazopill is not a narcotic substance. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Prazopill a benzodiazepine?
Prazopill is not a benzodiazepine. Prazopill belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Prazopill used for nightmares?
Prazopill is not used for the treatment of nightmares. Prazopill 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.
Q. Is Prazopill a blood thinner?
Prazopill is not a blood thinner. Prazopill belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Prazopill like alprazolam?
Prazopill 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.
Q. Is Prazopill a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI)?
Prazopill is not a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Prazopill belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Is Prazopill a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)?
Prazopill is not a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Prazopill belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
Q. Can I take Prazopill with ibuprofen?
There has been reported a minor interaction that ibuprofen can decrease the effects of Prazopill. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Is Prazopill a beta-blocker?
Prazopill is not a beta-blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha blockers.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Jul 2018.
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