Prazopress XL (5 mg) is an alpha-blocker, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).  It works by relaxing the blood vessels.

Drug information on Prazopress XL (5 mg) (Prazosin) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Prazopress XL (5 mg)

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Prazosin
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Prazopress XL (5 mg) may be prescribed

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Side effects of Prazopress XL (5 mg)

   Most Common : Dizziness, headache, drowsiness, lack of energy, weakness, palpitations and nausea.

   Gastrointestinal : Vomiting, diarrhea and constipation.

   Heart : Edema, low blood pressure, difficulty in breathing and fainting.

   Central Nervous System : Unsteadiness, depression and nervousness.

   Skin : Rash.

   Genitourinary : Urinary frequency.

   Eye and ENT : Blurred vision, redness, nosebleed, dry mouth and nasal congestion.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended initial dose is 1 mg, two or three times a day. It may be increased if needed.

How to use Prazopress XL (5 mg)?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Prazopress XL (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Prazopress XL (5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chest pain, heart disease, narcolepsy, or kidney problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Prazopress XL (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Prazopress XL (5 mg)

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of the reach of children.

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