Prazocip XL (Prazosin)
What is Prazocip XL (Prazosin) used for?
Prazocip XL (Prazosin) works either on its own or together with other drugs as a treatment for high blood pressure. Patients who take this drug can reduce the risk of serious complications such as heart attacks, strokes and kidney problems. This drug is a type of alpha blocker, which is effective in lowering blood pressure by widening the blood vessels and allowing the blood to flow more easily. Other conditions this drug is used to treat include Raynaud's phenomenon (a blood circulation disorder), an enlarged prostate or to help the body to get rid of kidney stones.
How should I use Prazocip XL (Prazosin)?
Prazocip XL (Prazosin) tablets should be swallowed with a glass of water, usually 2 to 3 times per day. Take this medication at evenly spaced intervals. The first time you take this medication, you should take it just before bedtime. Your physician will instruct you on the correct dosage required, and may from time to time increase your dosage. However you should never increase your dose yourself.
What are the side effects of Prazocip XL (Prazosin)?
Prazocip XL (Prazosin) may cause:
If you notice frequent urination, change in mood or inflammation of the ankles you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Prazocip XL (Prazosin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.