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Teralfa 1mg Tablet

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Teralfa 1 MG Description

Teralfa Tablet is antihypertensive medicine. It is used to treat high blood pressure and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Teralfa conatins terazosin as active ingredient. It works by loering the bl...
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ContainsTerazosin(1.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Side effectsLow blood pressure, dizziness, headache, sleepiness
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Teralfa 1 MG

  • Teralfa Tablet is used to treat hypertension.
  • It is also used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Contraindications of Teralfa 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to terazosin or any other ingredient of Teralfa Tablet.
  • If you have a history of fainting during or immediately after urinating. (mituration syncope).

Side effects of Teralfa 1 MG

  • Nervousness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Back pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Teralfa 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Teralfa Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Teralfa Tablet should be taken during pregnancy only if considered essential by the doctor as limited safety data is available in pregnant women. If you get pregnant while on treatment, contact your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Teralfa Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not breastfeed your baby while on Teralfa Tablet.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Teralfa Tablet?
A:
Teralfa may blur your vision and make you dizzy and sleepy, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Teralfa Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Teralfa Tablet, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience decrease in blood pressure or loss of balance while standing up from a sleeping or siting position.
  • You have kidney or liver disease.
  • You have any heart condition.
  • You are on any erectile dysfucntion medicine.
  • You have small pupil syndrome.
  • You are an elderly.

Mode of Action of Teralfa 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Terazosin acts by relaxing the blood vessels and thus lowers the raised blood pressure. It also eases the urination by relaxing the bladder and prostrate muscles.

Directions for Use of Teralfa 1 MG

  • Take Teralfa Tablet as a whole with sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Teralfa 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Teralfa Tablet works orTeralfa itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements orherbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure or medicine for erectile dysfunction.

Storage and disposal of Teralfa 1 MG

  • Store below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sun light and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Teralfa 1 MG

Overdose

Excess of Teralfa may cause hypotension (low blood pressure) and other complications. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospita...
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Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of antihypertensives may lead to high blood pressure and other heart related complications.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop Teralfa Tablet on my own?

A: No, do not stop taking Teralfa suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of hypertension. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.
Product Details
Brand
TERALFA
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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