Teradip 1mg Tablet

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Teradip 1mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Teradip Tablet


Uses of Teradip Tablet

Teradip 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia and hypertension.

Side effects of Teradip Tablet


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


How to use Teradip 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 Teradip 1mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Teradip Tablet works

Teradip 1mg tablet works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. Teradip 1mg tablet also lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels.

In Depth Information on Teradip Tablet

Expert advice for Teradip Tablet

  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience syncope (temporary loss of consciousness caused by a fall in blood pressure) especially in the upright position, along with other postural symptoms such as dizziness after the first dose, first few days of therapy, or restarting the therapy after a brief interruption. Do not panic, you should sit or lie down until you feel better.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you experience priapism (painful erection of the penis, sustained for hours and unrelieved by sexual intercourse or masturbation), which is an extremely rare but serious side effect, if untreated can lead to permanent inability to have an erection.
  • Inform your doctor that you are on terazosin therapy, if you are to undergo an eye surgery for cataract so as to avoid the complications during cataract surgery.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as terazosin may make you drowsy or dizzy.
  • Take screening test for the presence of prostate cancer prior to treatment and at regular intervals afterwards, as terazosin is not indicated for symptoms (though similar to BPH) due to prostate cancer.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Teradip 1mg Tablet
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This
may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Teradip 1mg 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.
Teradip 1mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Teradip 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Teradip 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Teradip 1mg Tablet is recommended.
Teradip 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Teradip 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Teradip 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Teradip 1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Terazosin

Teradip belongs to class of medications called alpha-receptor blockers or alpha-blockers
Teradip is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Teradip is neither a statin nor a blood thinner
Q. Is terazosin a diuretic?
No, terazosin is not a diuretic, it antagonizes the alpha receptors causing relaxation of the smooth muscle tone in the prostate and bladder neck, hence the urine is passed easily in patients with enlarged prostrate
No, Teradip is not a narcotic
No, Teradip is not known to reduce heart rate. Increase in heart rate or irregular heart rate is a common adverse event reported for Teradip
Weight gain/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth are common side effects of Teradip therapy. However is not known to cause impotence. It may rarely cause painful prolonged erections (Priapism), which if untreated may cause impotence
Please follow your doctor's advice before taking these medications with Teradip. As combining Cialis (tadalafil) with Teradip can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Teradip and Flomax (tamulosin) are both used for the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Please follow your doctor's advice before taking any medications when on treatment with Teradip

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