Doxino

Doxino

doxazosin

Manufacturer:

Acino Pharma AG

Distributor:

Ceutical Trading
/
Chong Ruan Trading
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Doxazosin mesylate
Indications/Uses
Treatment of HTN. Symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Dosage/Direction for Use
4 mg once daily. May be increased to a max dose of 8 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole, do not chew/divide/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to doxazosin & other quinazolines (eg, prazosin or terazosin). GI obstruction. History of orthostatic hypotension. Male patients w/ both BPH & hypotension; BPH w/ urinary tract obstruction, longstanding UTI or bladder stones. Overflow incontinence, or anuria w/ or w/o kidney problems. Lactation. Childn <18 yr.
Special Precautions
Not recommended in patients w/ heart disease. Patients w/ scheduled cataract surgery. Risk of fainting or dizziness when getting up from sitting or lying down; regularly monitor BP during initiation of therapy. Concomitant use w/ other α-blockers. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, vertigo, headache; hypotension; swelling of feet, ankles or fingers; bronchitis, cough, resp tract infection; rhinitis; abdominal pains, nausea; UTI, urinary incontinence, cystitis; somnolence, fatigue; indigestion, heartburn, dry mouth; back pain, muscle pain; flu-like symptoms.
Drug Interactions
Severe hypotension w/ other α-blockers (eg, terazosin, prazosin).
MIMS Class
Drugs for Bladder & Prostate Disorders / Other Antihypertensives
ATC Classification
C02CA04 - doxazosin ; Belongs to the class of alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists, peripherally-acting antiadrenergic agents. Used in the treatment of hypertension.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Doxino PR tab 8 mg
Packing/Price
28's
Form
Doxino PR tab 4 mg
Packing/Price
28's;98's
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