Terazosin

Details About Generic Salt ::  Terazosin 

Main Medicine Class:: Genito Urinary System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Drugs For Prostate Disorders

4D. ANTI-HYPERTENSIVES in 4. CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
TERAZOSIN
ANTI-ADRENERGIC | ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE, DRUG FOR BPH
also comes under 10C. Drugs For Prostate Disorders in 10. Genito-Urinary System,  
PK: A: Rapid & complete M: Hepatic E: Feces & urine

Indications & Dose: BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA PO Adult Initially 1mg HS may increase to 10mg/day after several wk. If no response after 4-6 wk of 10mg/day then increase to 20mg/day | HYPERTENSION PO Adult Initially 1mg HS, slowly increase dose to achieve desired BP, MD 2-10mg/day max 20mg/day in single or 2 divided doses

Contra: Hypersensitivity, HF

Precautions: Hepatic/renal impairment, elderly, angina

ADR: Serious: edema, chest pain, dyspnea, floppy iris syndrome, orthostatic hypotension/syncope, priapism, blurred vision, tinnitus, Others: rash, dizziness, headache, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, vomiting, nasal congestion, epistaxis, dry mouth, urinary frequency & incontinence

DDI: Serious ARBs/ACEIs/Diuretics exacerbates acute first-dose hypotension effect, Finasteride level is modestly increased

Diet: With/without food

Monitor: BP, urinary symptoms

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