The Brand Name MINIPRESS Has Generic Salt :: Prazosin 

MINIPRESS  Is From Company Pfizer Priced :: Rs. 76.83

MINIPRESS have Prazosin is comes under Sub class Anti Hypertensives of  Main Class Cardiovascular System

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Hypertensives 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Prazosin  XL GITS TAB  Rs. 76.83  15
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 15
 MINIPRESS  Pfizer  2.5MG  15 Rs. 76.83

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Pfizer :: MINIPRESS  Prazosin  Cardiovascular System Anti Hypertensives

Indications for Drugs ::

Hypertension, Heart failure, Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Raynaud’s syndrome

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO HTN Initial: 500 mcg 2-3 times/day for 3-7 days, increase to 1 mg 2-3 times/day for the next 3-7 days if tolerated. May further increase if needed. Max: 20 mg/day. Heart failure Initial: 500 mcg 2-4 times/day, increase gradually when needed. Maintenance: 4-20 mg/day. Benign prostatic hyperplasia; Raynaud’s syndrome Initial: 500 mcg twice daily. Maintenance: <2 mg twice daily. Contraindication ::

Congestive heart failure due to mechanical obstruction. Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy.

Drug Precautions ::

Angina pectoris. Ability to drive or operate machinery may be impaired. Phaeochromocytoma, abrupt withdrawal, impaired renal and liver function. child <12 yr. Lactation. May develop tolerance in prolonged treatment. Intiate treatment with low doses. Drug Side Effects ::

Postural hypotension, syncope, palpitations, lack of energy, nausea, oedema, chest pain, dyspnoea, constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting, depression, nervousness, sleep disturbances, headache, lassitude, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, dizziness, vertigo, hallucinations, paraesthesia, nasal congestion, epistaxis, dry mouth, urinary frequency and incontinence, pruritus, rash. Potentially Fatal: Rarely, hypotension may be life-threatening.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Prazosin competitively blocks postsynaptic ?1-adrenoceptors of veins and arterioles causing vasodilation, reduction in BP and total peripheral resistance usually w/o reflex tachycardia.

Drug Interactions ::

Hypotensive effects may be enhanced w/ diuretics and other antihypertensives. Increased risk of 1st dose hypotension w/ ?-blockers or Ca channel blockers. Concomitant admin w/ phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors (e.g. sildenafil) may result in additive hypotensive effects and symptomatic hypotension.


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