Lopress

Lopress

prazosin

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Prazosin HCl
Indications/Uses
HTN of varied etiology & of all grades of severity.
Dosage/Direction for Use
0.5 mg bid-tid for 3-7 days. Adjust dose according to patient's response every 3-7 days. Maintenance: 3-9 mg daily in divided doses bid-tid. Some patients may require 12-15 mg & in rare instances up to 20 mg bid-tid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Starting dose is best taken w/ dinner, at least 2-3 hr before retiring. Maintenance doses may be taken w/ or w/o meals.
Contraindications
CHF due to mechanical obstruction.
Special Precautions
Ischaemic heart disease; impaired liver function; lactation. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Syncope; sudden loss of consciousness; dizziness, drowsiness; headache; palpitations, postural hypotension, edema; dyspnea; nasal congestion, dry mouth; urinary frequency.
Drug Interactions
Hypotensive effect may be enhanced by diuretics, other antihypertensives.
ATC Classification
C02CA01 - prazosin ; Belongs to the class of alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists, peripherally-acting antiadrenergic agents. Used in the treatment of hypertension.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lopress tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Lopress tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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