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Teralfa 2 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Teralfa 2 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Teralfa 2 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
121.18
₹12.12/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Teralfa Tablet

Uses of Teralfa Tablet

Teralfa 2 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Teralfa Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Teralfa are Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Low energy, Weakness, Palpitations, Nausea.

How to use Teralfa 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. Teralfa 2 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Teralfa Tablet works

Teralfa 2 mg Tablet is an alpha-blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate, which makes it easier to urinate.

In Depth Information on Teralfa Tablet

Expert advice for Teralfa Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Teralfa 2 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure, especially when you first start taking Teralfa 2 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 Teralfa 2 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 Teralfa 2 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor that you are taking Teralfa 2 mg Tablet if you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.
  • It may also be used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
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Teralfa Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Teralfa Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Teralfa 2 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
Teralfa 2 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
Teralfa 2 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Teralfa 2 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Teralfa 2 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Teralfa 2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Teralfa 2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Teralfa 2 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Teralfa Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Teralfa 2 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Teralfa Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Terazosin

Q. Is Teralfa a beta blocker or an alpha blocker?
Teralfa belongs to class of medications called alpha-receptor blockers or alpha-blockers
Q. Is Teralfa safe?
Teralfa is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Teralfa a statin or a blood thinner (thin the blood)?
Teralfa 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
Q. Is Teralfa a narcotic?
No, Teralfa is not a narcotic
Q. Does Teralfa lower heart rate?
No, Teralfa is not known to reduce heart rate. Increase in heart rate or irregular heart rate is a common adverse event reported for Teralfa
Q. Does Teralfa cause weight gain/ impotence/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth?
Weight gain/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth are common side effects of Teralfa therapy. However is not known to cause impotence. It may rarely cause painful prolonged erections (Priapism), which if untreated may cause impotence
Q. Can I take Teralfa with Cialis (tadalafil)?
Please follow your doctor's advice before taking these medications with Teralfa. As combining Cialis (tadalafil) with Teralfa can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Q. Can I take Teralfa with Flomax (tamsulosin)?
Teralfa 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 Teralfa
Q. Does Teralfa lower Prostate specific antigen (PSA)?
No, Teralfa does not lower PSA.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Teralfa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Teralfa with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako, Hitoral, Hyporal
Teralfa with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Teralfa with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Teralfa with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Teralfa with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Teralfa with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Teralfa with Udenafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Teralfa with Tadalafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tadalafil: Suvida Force, Megalis, Tagil, T-Film, Forzest, Tadafil, Tfil, Modula, Tafil
Teralfa with Betaxolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic
Teralfa with Enalapril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Enalapril: Enatol, AB-Pril, Inopril, Renin, Hiril, Minipril, EL, Enapril, Hytrol, Bql, Normace, Canvas, Tenam, Nuril, Enace, Enam, Encardil, Myoace, Vasopril
Teralfa with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Irbepex, Irovel
Teralfa with Labetalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Tiplab
Teralfa with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Teralfa with Spironolactone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone
Teralfa with Torasemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel, Tormid, Zator, Toride, Dyamide, Retorlix
Teralfa with Timolol
MODERATE
Teralfa with Sotalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar
Teralfa with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin, Nifelat, Nifedine, Nifidip
Teralfa with Indomethacin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Artid, Ducaine, Artilup, Donica, Indoc, Indomethacin
Teralfa with Perindopril
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Perindopril: Perihart
Teralfa with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD
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