Terazosin is a medicine that belongs to a group of drugs known as alpha-adrenergic. It helps to enhance the blood flow by relaxing veins and arteries. It also helps to relax the muscles of the prostate and bladders in order to make urination less painful or difficult. The drug is known to lower the blood pressure which may lead to dizziness, light-headedness or weakness. Other side effects like vomiting, nausea, diarrhoea, heavy sweating, dehydration, difficulty in breathing, irregular heartbeat and chest pain may also occur. The medicine may sometimes cause confusion and interfere with your analysing and information processing abilities. Therefore it is best to avoid stressful work or driving after taking this medicine. It is important also to not do heavy exercise and take adequate rest during the course of the treatment. You must stay off alcohol, smoking, tobacco and caffeine to prevent further health problems. Your pulse rate and blood pressure must be constantly monitored during the period of treatment. Any discomfort such as extremely fast or fluttering heartbeat, fainting or feeling like fainting must be reported to the doctor as soon as possible. You have to maintain the sufficient intake of salt and drink plenty of water.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Urologist before using this medicine.