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

Drug information on Teraz (5 mg) (Terazosin) from Unichem Laboratories Ltd.

Teraz (5 mg)

Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Terazosin
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Medical Condition(s) for which Teraz (5 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Teraz (5 mg)

   Most Common : Drowsiness, headache, weakness, palpitations, stuffy nose, blurred vision and decreased sexual ability.

   Body As A Whole : Flu syndrome.

   Heart : Low blood pressure and fainting.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea.

   Metabolic : Peripheral edema and weight gain.

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness and unsteadiness.

   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing and nasal congestion/runny nose.

   Eye and ENT : Blurred vision.

   Genitourinary : Impotence and urinary tract infection.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Initial Dose: 1 mg at bedtime is the starting dose for all patients. It may be increased if needed.

How to use Teraz (5 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food once a day at bedtime or twice a day.

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


Warnings and Precautions for Teraz (5 mg)

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

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

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Teraz (5 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Teraz (5 mg)

Store it at room temperature (30°C).

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