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Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

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By SUN PHARMA
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 323.00*
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Prazosin(5.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Prazopress XL 5 tablet is an antihypertensive medicine used for lowering high blood pressure. The active component in this medicine is prazosin. It works by relaxing the blood vessels making blood flo...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Prazopress XL 5 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

If you are allergic to prazosin, a similar tablet to it or any of the ingredients of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • Nervousness
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Dry mouth
  • Rashes
  • Nasal congestion
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Lack of energy and weakness
  • Frequent urination
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Prazopress XL 5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited data regarding the safety of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet during pregnancy. Hence, it should be not be used in pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Prazopress XL 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet pass into the breastmilk in a small amount. Hence, caution is advised before breastfeeding during the treatment.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Prazopress XL 5 tablet?
A:
You may feel dizziness, weakness, drowsiness after taking this medicine. it is recommended to avoid driving or operating any machinery while using this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Prazopress XL 5 tablet?
A:
During the treatment, alcohol consumption can cause dizziness or you may get a feeling of pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position. Hence, it is advised to avoid alcohol intake along with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a problem in passing urine or inability, hold urine in the bladder or history of fainting after passing urine.
  • You had a heart attack in past or existing heart failure.
  • You may experience water retention or weight gain after taking this medicine, in such case, inform your doctor immediately.
  • You may experience postural hypotension (sudden drop in blood pressure upon standing from a sitting position accompanied by fainting and lightheadedness).
  • You may feel numbness in some parts of the body (Raynaud's disease), such patients need to be monitored closely.
  • You are going to have cataract surgery, you need to inform your doctor in advance because it can cause complications during the surgery.
  • You experience prolonged erection of penis (Priapism) sometimes longer than 4 hours, seek medical assistance quickly as it can lead to damage to penile tissue and loss of potency.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of blood vessels. In the case of hypertension, this pressure increases. Prazopress XL 5 tablet acts by relaxing and widening the b...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • Take the Prazopress XL 5 tablet as instructed by your doctor.
  • Never stop the medicine as it may lead to a sudden rise in blood pressure.
interactions

Interactions of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Prazopress XL 5 tablet may interact with other medicines if taken along, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform yo...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, medicines for high blood pressure, diabetes, gout, sedatives or any painkillers or anti-inflammatory medicines.
  • Discuss with your doctor if you are taking medicines to treat heart disorders, diabetes, gout, sedatives or any painkillers or anti-inflammatory medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

  • Store this medicine below 30°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Prazopress Xl 5mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet may include drowsiness, underactive reflexes or sometimes a drop in blood pressure. If you think you have taken an excess dose of this medicin...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is there any harm if I miss the dose of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet?

A: Missing a dose of anti-hypertensives may lead to high blood pressure and other heart-related complications. So it is advised to take your medicines regularly at the same time every day.

Q: What is the dose of the Prazopress XL 5 tablet used for hypertension?

A: The dose and duration depend on the severity of your condition, age and various other factors. Your doctor shall be able to give you more information on this.

Q: Can I take other medicines to reduce high blood pressure along with the Prazopress XL 5 tablet 5mg?

A: No, you should not consume multiple medicines on your own. Discuss with your doctor and he/she should be able to give you the right information.

Q: Is taking the Prazopress XL 5 tablet tablets sufficient to control high blood pressure?

  • No, medicines and a healthy lifestyle, play an essential role in maintaining optimal blood pressure. One should follow a DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension), discuss with your doctor f...
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  • Maintaining a healthy weight, avoiding smoking and drinking, performing aerobic exercises and limiting salt intake are the few other lifestyle modifications that can help control high blood pressure.

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ContainsPrazosin(5.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsNervousness, blurred vision, headache, palpitations, dry mouth
Last Updated on: 19 Aug 2021 | 02:26 PM (IST)
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