Minipress XL 5 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Pfizer Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Prazosin (5 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Information

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Minipress XL 5 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    The right dosage of Minipress XL 5 Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The most common side effects of Minipress XL 5 Tablet are Fainting. While these are the most often observed Minipress XL 5 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Minipress XL 5 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Minipress XL 5 Tablet's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Minipress XL 5 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Minipress XL 5 Tablet related warnings section.

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Minipress XL 5 Tablet in conditions like Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Angina. The section on Minipress XL 5 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Minipress XL 5 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Minipress XL 5 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage


    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Minipress XL 5 Tablet is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Common

    • Fainting

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Minipress XL 5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Minipress XL should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Minipress XL 5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Minipress XL. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Minipress XL 5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Using Minipress XL does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Minipress XL 5 Tablet on the Liver?


      Minipress XL is rarely harmful for the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Minipress XL 5 Tablet on the Heart?


      Minipress XL is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Minipress XL 5 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Moderate



    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Minipress XL 5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Minipress XL 5 Tablet

    • Is this Minipress XL 5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Minipress XL 5 Tablet.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Minipress XL 5 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Minipress XL 5 Tablet only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Minipress XL 5 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Minipress XL 5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Minipress XL 5 Tablet


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Minipress XL 5 Tablet together with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Minipress XL 5 Tablet


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Minipress XL 5 Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Minipress® (prazosin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 564

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1046-1047



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