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Minipress tablet 2 mg 20's

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Minipress tablet contains Prazosin | belongs to Selective alpha-1 blocker

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How it works

Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s works by relaxing the blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow smoothly and decreases the blood pressure.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s

  • Dizziness and fainting severe
  • Lack of strength severe
  • Loss of bladder control severe
  • Increased heartbeat severe
  • Swelling of legs severe
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Vomiting

Uses of Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used to reduce high blood pressure by allowing the blood to flow smoothly in the blood vessels.

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    This medicine is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure for relieving the symptoms of congestion.

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    This medicine is used the in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia for relaxing the smooth muscles.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect is approximately 2 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is up to 10 to 24 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    It is recommended that you do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine due to the increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness, very low blood pressure, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine. Report any incidence of breathing difficulty or dizziness to the doctor immediately.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Hypersensitivity

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s or any other quinazolines.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Syncope

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of temporary loss of consciousness caused by a sudden decrease in the blood pressure.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose of Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Aspirin moderate
  • Chlorpromazine moderate
  • Phenobarbital moderate
  • Diazepam moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of hypotension due to an increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, increased or decreased heart rate, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while taking this medicine. Report any incidence of breathing difficulty or dizziness to the doctor immediately.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver disease or active liver disease. Close monitoring of liver functions may be necessary for such patients while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustment or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Use This medicine only for the conditions specified by the doctor. Report to the doctor all your medical conditions and current medicines before taking this medication. Report any undesired effects or lack of improvement to the doctor on priority.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Causes sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

How to use Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s

UNLICENSED USE
Children: Under 12 yr, not recommended. Hypertension: 1 mth-12 yr, 10-15 mcg/kg 2-4 times daily (initial dose at bedtime) increased gradually to max. 500 mcg/kg daily in divided doses (not exceeding 20 mg daily.

what are the adverse effects of Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s?

Postural hypotension, dizziness, lassitude, dry mouth, blurred vision, rash, vertigo, palpitations, dyspnoea, nasal congestion, GI upset, urinary frequency, oedema,asthaenia, fatigue, nervousness, drowsiness, headache, syncope.

What happens if I miss a dose of Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s?

Adults: 0.5 mg on first evening, then 0.5 mg two or three times daily for 3-7 days, followed by 1 mg two or three times daily for 3-7 days. Thereafter, increase gradually as required. Max: 20 mg daily.
Children: Under 12 yr, not recommended. Hypertension: 12-18 yr, 500 mcg 2-3 times daily (initial dose at bedtime), increased after 3-7 days to 1mg 2-3 times daily for a further 3-7 days; further increased gradually if necessary to max 20 mg daily in divided doses.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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2 reviews for Minipress tablet 2 mg 20’s

  1. Usman Ali

    sir very urgent required plz do
    we need alpha bloker medicine just like phenoxybin, minipress, prizosin

  2. Usman Ali

    Usman Ali submitted 5 stars.

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