Common side effects of doxazosin include dizziness, tiredness, and swelling of your feet, hands, arms, and legs.
The plasma concentrations of doxazosin may be elevated when administered concurrently with posaconazole.
Combining this with doxazosin can lower the effect of doxazosin and cause your blood pressure to stay too high.
Doxazosin also goes by the brand name Cardura, Raporsin or Slocin. Combination therapy also reduced the need for invasive treatment for BPO though the absolute difference compared with doxazosin was only 2. Accordingly, during pregnancy doxazosin should be used only when, in the opinion of the physician, the potential benefit outweighs potential risk.
Immediate release 1-8 mg day PO. These changes include eating a diet that is low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising at least 30 minutes most days, not smoking, and using alcohol in moderation.
Doxazosin is used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, weak urine flow and the need to urinate frequently or urgently including during the middle of the night. The mean change from baseline over 4 years was 6.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Take extra care to avoid cutting yourself while taking anticoagulant medication because of the risk of excessive bleeding.
Do not use cosmetics or other skin care products on the treated areas.
In children and adolescents with hypertension where underlying renal abnormalities may be more common, renal function and serum potassium should be closely monitored as clinically indicated.
You should see a benefit from this drug within 1 to 2 weeks. The randomised treatment groups were well balanced at baseline. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick. Orthostatic vital signs should be monitored in patients who are at risk for hypotension, such as those receiving cariprazine in combination with antihypertensive agents.