Doxazosin Tab 2mg
Doxacard 2 mg (Doxazosin mesylate)
|Generic Name||Doxazosin Mesylate|
Doxazosin 2 mg
Doxazosin 2 mg is an alpha-adrenergic blocker drug. It allows your veins and arteries to relax so that blood can flow more easily through them. It also causes your bladder and prostate muscles to relax, making it easier to urinate. The active ingredient Doxazosin is effective in treating hypertension and improving urination in patients with an enlarged prostate gland, also known as benign prostatihyperplasia (BPH). It helps to relieve symptoms of BPH such as difficulty in beginning the flow ofurine, weak stream, and frequent urination especially during the middle of the night.
Read the prescription carefully before you begin taking Doxazosin 2 mg tablet. Discuss with your doctor if you have any doubt about the usage of the drug. You may take the tablet once daily before or after consuming the food. The anti-hypertensive agent may cause a sudden drop in the blood pressure, which may make you feel dizzy. This may happen after 2 to 6 hours of taking the drug. The risk is even higher when your doctor asks you to increase the dose. During these times, it is important to avoid situations where you may faint or injured. To avoid injury related to dizziness, it is best to take the medicine before bedtime unless directed by your doctor. Stick to your doctor’s recommendations when it comes to taking the medicine. Usually, the dosage depends on the medical condition of the patient. You must take the drug regularly for maximum benefits. You must keep taking the medication even if you feel well. Most patients suffering from high blood pressure do not show symptoms or fall sick.
You should not take Doxazosin 2 mg if you are allergic to it or similar medicines such as silodosin, prazosin, alfuzosin, terazosin, or tamsulosin. To ensure safe usage of the drug, tell your doctor if you have severe constipation, low blood pressure, hepatic insufficiency, or a blockage in your digestivetract. It is not known whether the alpha-blocker drug will harm an unborn baby or not. Before giving you Doxazosin, your doctor should be aware of your pregnancy status. Also, you should inform you doctor if you breastfeed while using the medicine.
Side Effects of Doxazosin 2 mg
Doxazosin 2 mg oral tablets can cause drowsiness; therefore, it is important to be careful while driving or indulging in an activity that requires you to alert. The more common side effects that occur with his alpha-blocker drug when treating cases of an enlarged prostate include shortness so breath,tiredness, low blood pressure, diarrhoea, headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, swelling of your arms, hands, feet, and legs. Side effects that occur when treating high blood pressure include nausea, runny nose, low blood pressure, swelling of your feet, legs, arms, and hands, tiredness, dizziness, etc. If these side effects are mild, they may go away with a few days. If they are severe, they will persist, so in that cases talk to your doctor. Visit your doctor if you have serious side effects such as chest pain, rapid heartbeat, painful erection that lasts for hours, breathing problems, and severe allergic reactions. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include itching, wheezing, chest tightness, hives, swelling of yourlips, tongue, face, or throat.