This medication is an alpha-blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and sweating caused by a certain kind of tumor. It works by relaxing blood vessels.
Contraindicated in patients with fall in blood pressure and hypersensitivity.
PO- The recommended initial dose is 10mg twice a day. It may be increased upto 40mg in divided doses if needed.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, brain, kidney problems, irregular heartbeat, respiratory tract infection, cancer, who are taking other medications, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause drowsiness, lightheadedness, or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Most Common :
Low blood pressure, fast heart rate, inhibition of ejaculation, nasal congestion and miosis.
• Miscellaneous : Gastrointestinal irritation, drowsiness and fatigue.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store at 25°C.
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