About Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Prazosin : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Prazosin with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Prazosin is an alpha-blocker, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Advertisement

Prazosin Interactions with Food and Herbs

Salted Foods: There is not much interaction between prazosin and food items. But doctors may advice patients to avoid a high-salt diet as it might increase the blood pressure while taking prazosin.

Prazosin Interactions with Alcohol

Avoid drinking alcohol with prazosin as intake of alcohol with this medicine will lead to increased drowsiness, dizziness or fainting, and lightheadedness.
Advertisement

How to Take the Medication -

Prazosin comes in the form of a capsule which can be taken 2-3 times in a day at appropriate time intervals. An extended release tablet is also available. Use prazosin carefully as directed and follow the instructions given on the prescription label. Take the first dose at night. Don't exceed the recommended dose. Even if you feel well, do not stop the medicine suddenly without consulting the doctor as it might lead to some unwanted side effects.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Prazosin for Medical Condition(s)
Drugs Search


    Advertisement
    What's New on Medindia
    Vaccination  And Counter  Measures Against  Monkeypox
    Indian Railways Special Concession on Health Grounds
    COVID Toes
    View all

    Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
    Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

    Most Popular on Medindia

    Drug - Food Interactions Blood - Sugar Chart Daily Calorie Requirements Blood Pressure Calculator Selfie Addiction Calculator Loram (2 mg) (Lorazepam) Nutam (400mg) (Piracetam) Color Blindness Calculator Vent Forte (Theophylline) Hearing Loss Calculator

    Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

    © All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2022

    This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use