Prazosin T.O.

Prazosin T.O.

prazosin

Manufacturer:

T. O. Chemicals

Distributor:

T. O. Chemicals
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 4-7 days. Adjust dose according to patient's response every 4-7 days. Maintenance: 3-9 mg/day in divided dose bid-tid. 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
Left ventricular failure due to mechanical obstruction. Hypersensitivity. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Postural hypotension, headache, GI upsets, incontinence, edema, impotence, tinnitus, dry mouth, nasal decongestion.
Drug Interactions
Additive hypotensive effect w/ 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
Prazosin T.O. tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
25 × 10's;250's
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