Prazolin 5Mg Tablet
Prazolin 5Mg Tablet is a drug that is used with a combination of other medicines, that helps to prevent the risk of heart failures, high blood pressure that causes tightness of chest and breathing difficulties, chest pain. It belongs to the alpha blocker class of medicines and is as an alpha andregenic receptor antagonist that decreases the secretion of epinephrine and norepinephrine. This helps facilitating in vasodilation of blood vessels to relieve pain and stimulate proper blood circulation in the body. The drug usually stays in the patient’s body for a day at most and is gradually leaves the system through bile and feces.
The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure drop upon standing), cataract surgery, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome and allergy to quinazoline analogues. The drug has been known to cause complications on interacting with certain drugs like aldesleukin, amiloride, amiodarone, aspirin, etc. it has been found to cause side effects like dizziness, fainting, nausea, headache, edema, blurred vision, nasal congestion, constipation, etc. These side effects gradually improve over time and though common they do not occur in each and every case. Overdose of Prazolin 5Mg Tablet can cause problems hence it is suggested to seek out the advise of a doctor prior to the usage of the drug.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Renopress 5mg tablet xl 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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?It may cause dizziness, drowsiness . Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Does this affect liver function?Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Prazolin 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Prazosin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
This medication works by blocking the postsynaptic alpha(1)-adrenoceptors present on vascular smooth muscle. Therefore, the vasoconstriction of circulating and locally generated catecholamines is stopped. As a result, peripheral vasodilation takes place.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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