Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's contains an 'anti-hypertensive' medication primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and lower any future risk of heart attack and stroke. In addition to this, it is also used to treat mild prostate gland enlargement in men (known as Benign Prostate Hyperplasia) and treating heart failure. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a lifelong or chronic condition in which the blood pressure against the artery walls becomes high. The higher this blood pressure, the harder the heart has to pump.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's contains Prazosin, an alpha-blocker, primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It acts by relaxing the blood vessels, reducing the heart's workload, and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, it helps to lower high blood pressure, reducing the chances of any future heart attack or stroke.
Take Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you, depending upon your medical condition. The most common side effects of Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's are drowsiness, headache, weakness, dizziness, priapism (prolonged erections), nausea, and feeling exhausted. They do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine. Lifestyle changes are beneficial in achieving optimum outcomes with Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's and keeping blood pressure under check. A low salt diet, daily physical activity (even 20-30 minute brisk walking for 5 days a week can help, losing weight in case of people who are obese), etc., are the mainstay of treatment of hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have had an allergic reaction to Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's, are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, are breastfeeding, have liver disease, kidney disease, heart failure, a heart valve problem, or a history of a heart attack.
High blood pressure (hypertension), Prevention of heart attack, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Cold Finger Syndrome (Raynaud's disease)
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's is primarily used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and lower the risk of future heart attack and stroke. It is also used to treat mild prostate gland enlargement in men (known as Benign Prostate Hyperplasia) and treating heart failure. Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's contains Prazosin, an alpha-blocker that acts by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, reducing the heart's workload, and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. Thus, it reduces high blood pressure and reduces the chances of a future heart attack or stroke.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's should not be given to the people allergic to Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's, have low blood pressure (less than 90 mm of Hg), have had a heart attack, kidney disease, liver disease, pregnant women or planning to get pregnant and breastfeeding women without the prescription of a doctor. Besides this, it is contraindicated in patients with aortic stenosis (heart valve problem). Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's can pass into breast milk, but its effect on the baby is not known. So, it is better to tell your doctor if you are taking Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's and breastfeeding. As with all alpha-blockers (blood pressure-lowering pills), Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's may cause sudden loss of consciousness due to a sudden dip in the blood pressure with heart rates of 120–160 beats per minute. Low blood pressure (hypotension) may develop in patients given Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's who are also receiving a beta-blocker (blood pressure-lowering pills) such as propranolol. Dizziness, light-headedness, or fainting may occur, especially when rising from a lying or sitting position due to postural hypotension. Getting up slowly may help lessen the problem. During cataract surgery, an eye problem known as Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome (IFIS) has been associated with alpha-1 blocker therapy (blood pressure-lowering pills). If you are undergoing any planned eye surgery, let your doctor know that you are taking Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's may interact with high blood pressure lowering pills (benazepril, metoprolol, ramipril, hydrochlorothiazide), drugs used to control lipid levels in the blood (atorvastatin, simvastatin), medicines to treat erectile dysfunction (sildenafil), antibiotics (clarithromycin, erythromycin, rifampin), antifungal (itraconazole, ketoconazole), anti-HIV drugs (ritonavir), anti-epilepsy medicines (carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone), immune-suppressing drugs (cyclosporine, tacrolimus) and painkillers (ibuprofen, aspirin).
Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid foods with high fat or cholesterol. Avoid too much salt in your diet like pickles, extra salt on salad, etc.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's should not be given to people with cardiogenic shock (when the heart fails to pump required blood to the body), heart valve problem (stenosis), low blood pressure (hypotension), liver disease or heart failure.
You are recommended not to consume alcohol and Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's to avoid unpleasant side effects like lowering blood pressure (hypotension).
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's belongs to the pregnancy category C medicine. There is limited evidence regarding the use of Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's and is generally not preferred as the initial treatment of hypertension in pregnancy. It is best to consult your doctor if you have high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Use of Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's during breastfeeding has not been shown to cause any harmful effects in breastfed babies. If Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's is required by the mother, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. If you are a nursing mother, it is best to consult your Obstetrician regarding the use of Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's.
Drive with caution, Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's usually causes drowsiness and affects driving ability.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's to be taken with caution, especially if you have or have had a history of liver disease. Your doctor will have to change the dosage depending on your medical condition and your reaction to treatment.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's is generally safe to prescribe in patients with kidney diseases, and dose adjustment is generally not required. However, your doctor will decide the appropriate dosage strength depending upon the severity of your condition.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's can be given safely to children aged 6-12 years provided a child specialist has prescribed the dose. Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's should not be given to the children without consulting a child specialist.
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Hypertension: Blood pressure is the measurement of the force that our heart uses to pump blood to all body parts. Hypertension is a chronic condition when blood pressure is too high. This condition can lead to hardened arteries (blood vessels), decreasing the blood and oxygen flow to the heart. Raised blood pressure can cause chest pain (angina) and heart attack (when blood supply to the heart is blocked). Additionally, high blood pressure also causes brain damage (stroke) and kidney failure. High blood pressure can be diagnosed with the help of a blood pressure monitor. Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure. Even without symptoms, damage to blood vessels and your heart continues and can be detected.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): It is the enlargement of the prostate gland. It is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland caused due to overproduction of dihydrotestosterone hormone in men. After age 50, most men develop an enlarged prostate gland putting pressure on the urinary bladder. It leads to restricted or obstructed urine flow, the urge to urinate frequently (especially at night), and the feeling of not emptying the urinary bladder.
Raynaud's disease: Also known as cold finger syndrome it causes smaller arteries that supply blood flow to the skin to narrow in response to cold or stress. The affected body parts, especially fingers and toes, might turn white or blue with a cold feeling and numbness until circulation improves, usually when you get warm.
Prazopill XL 5 Tablet 30's
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