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. Zytrin 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zytrin 1 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.
Zytrin 1 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Zytrin 1 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Zytrin 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Zytrin 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
Zytrin 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zytrin 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Zytrin 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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
Weight gain/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth are common side effects of Zytrin 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 Zytrin. As combining Cialis (tadalafil) with Zytrin can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Zytrin 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 Zytrin