Doxazosin is a dual action medication that is made to assist patients suffering from both hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia for an all-around better functioning body. It is the active ingredient of the brand-name Cardura, manufactured by Pfizer. For better health order Doxazosin today!
Doxazosin may also be marketed as: Generic Doxazosin, Cardura, Cascor, Carduran, Doxadura.
Doxazosin is classified as a alpha-adrenergic blocker. Doxazosin is a dual action medication that is made to assist patients suffering from both hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia. Doxazosin works to treat hypertension by relaxing the veins and arteries so that blood can pass through them with greater ease. It also works to relax prostate bladder neck muscles to assist men who have difficulty urinating due to an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia). Consult your doctor before taking Doxazosin for either above mentioned conditions, or alternative uses.
Contact your doctor for the precise instructions that apply to you. Dosage of this medication may change during treatment depending on the severity of your condition and the progression of your illness.
It is highly recommended to schedule regular visits with your doctor in order to have your blood or prostate checked and to monitor the progression and effectiveness of this medication. If you stop taking Doxazosin for whatever reason, contact your doctor before beginning treatment again.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following side-effects associated with an allergic reaction: hives, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, tongue, throat or face.
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the following serious side effects:
fainting spells, or feeling as if you will pass out, accelerated heart rate, chest pains, swollen hands, feet or ankles, problems breathing, painful penis erections, or erection that last for longer than 4 hours. Contact your doctor if illness persists, especially if you experience prolonged diarrhea or vomiting.
Less serious side effects associated with Doxazosin include:
fatigue, dizzy feeling, nausea, headache, or runny nose.
Additional side-effects may result from taking this medication. Consult a medical profession before taking this or any other medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction.
Before taking this medication, consult your doctor if you have a history of any of the following medical conditions:
liver problems or prostate cancer.
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or plan on becoming pregnant before taking this medication.
Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Do not take Generic Doxazosin if you are allergic to tamsulosin (Flomax), prazosin (Minipress), alfuzosin (Uroxatral), terazosin (Hytrin), or silodosin (Rapaflo).
Contact your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications before adding this medication to your treatment plan:
any blood pressure medication, any diuretics (water pills), sildenafil (Viagra, Revatio), vardenafil (Levitra), tadalafil (Cialis), or any other erectile dysfunction medication.
Always inform your doctor of any medications you are taking (including vitamins, herbal supplements, and over the counter medications) before embarking on a new treatment. Additional medications not listen here may interact negatively with your medication.
Contact your doctor if you miss your dosage for several consecutive days. Do not take more than your recommended dosage. Take missed doses as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next treatment.
Keep Doxazosin in a cool, dry place away from heat and moisture. Dispose of any unused medication past the point of expiry. Keep out of reach of children and pets.