Minipress

Active Ingredient(s): Prazosin
FDA Approved: * June 23, 1976
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Minipress Overview

Prazosin is a sympatholytic medication that is used to treat high blood pressure, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).[2][3] Prazosin is an α1-blocker that acts as an inverse agonist at alpha-1 adrenergic receptors.[4] These receptors are found on vascular smooth muscle, where they are responsible for the vasoconstrictive action of norepinephrine.[3] They are also found throughout the central nervous system.&am...

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Minipress XL 5 mg and cilacar 5mg

I suffered a CVA .the doctors prescribed minipress xl 5 mg and cilacar 5mg both in the morning and evening.i am also taking clopilet 75 and rosuvas 20.i am having severe pain in my right leg and right knee joint.now my doctor has directed me take minipress only in the evening.is it okay to stop minipress in the morning abruptly. ## It is always best to follow your doctor's instructions. The NIH warns that these medication may cause other side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Have you made the change, yet? Has the pain improved? ## I am taking cilacar 10, starpress XL 50 Arkamin 0.01 for long. Now my legs are swelling and Dr has changed cilacar with minipress 5mg Is it OK ? Will lt control my BP and also get rid of eh swelling ?

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Ministers,telma,hypertension

I had high bp. I am taking now Telma h 40 & prezopress xl 2.5 one tablet each daily. BP is under control, but is the combination ok? ## You should take them, if your doctor has instructed you to do so. Multiple medications are often prescribed, if someone's blood pressure is very high, to try to bring it down as fast and as safely as possible. When I first had congestive heart failure, I as on quite a few medications, until my blood pressure was lowered to better levels. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Can Telma 40 and Ecosprin 75 be taken together

Can Telma 40 and Ecosprin 75 be taken together in the afternoon, as in the night I have to take Rosuvas F,and Urimax and Nikoram5 ## They can be taken together, as long as your doctor has instructed you to do so. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Side Effects Of Predmet 4

I am an old female patient (age 81)suffering for ILD (Interstices lung disease) and R.Arthritis. Having Predmet since last 4 years with varying doses (16mg to 6mg) as per Doctor's advise. Since last six weeks dose reduced to 4mg per day. In addition to general weakness and Blood sugar disorder (which is due to predmet - according to my Doctor), I am suffering Short time memory loss recently from last six to eight months. Other medicines are Ramistar5, Volibo0.3mg, Minipress XL 5mg and Aztor20. Have BP 120/80 more or less uniform. Also take Idrofos 150mg - 1 tab/month. Let me know Is the memory loss is for Predmet?...and advise. regards Full Rani dasgupta ## Have you consulted your doctor as to what is causing it? There are several different possibilities, including your medications ...

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What are the side effect of Telma H 40

Hi Doc, I am 41 years old and suffering from Hypertension for the past 15 years i am prescribed Selomax 50/5 in the morning along with minipress XL 2.5 and in the Telma H 40 in the night, off-late i suddenly wake-up in the night and my heart beat is fast and i am sweating and my feet and hands are cold. I would like to know the reason for the same. I underwent stress test( thread mill ) and clocked 93% and is normal. I am also experiencing pain in the middle of the chest and also at the same position on the back. The checked with the doctor he say its a muscle catch need advice from you

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replacement of bp tablet Concord 5 to metzok 50

Bp for last 10 years have been using Concor5 For last two years now it is highly fluctuating after lunch, can I replace with metzok 50 tablets ## Hello, Vinu! How are you? How high is it after lunch? What is it at other times of day, such as when you first wake up? According to the information provided by the NIH, it is normal for your blood pressure to fluctuate throughout the day, depending on when you've eaten, your activity levels and etc. It will never hit certain numbers and remain there all day. What has your doctor advised? You shouldn't make any medication changes, on your own. The FDA lists the typical side effects of blood pressure medications as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, stomach pain and hypotension. Do you also watch your d...

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fluacting BP

i am 49 year old female and have been having hypertension for the last 9 years and i am also having hypothyroidism for the last 15 years. My thyroid profile is ok. I am obese. Initially i was prescribed atenelol 50, but after 2 years it was changed to teneroic 50 as i was having edema. but after taking it for last 6 yrs. my BP has started to fluctuate a lot 180-140/110-90. i have been prescribed amtas twice, metpure xl 50 twice, minipress, arkamin 1/2 twice. now my BP is 116-121/65-75. it is ok

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Use of Mexovas 0.2 mg for a mild kidney patient

I am a Type II patient with sugar 140/104, HbAic 5.5% Creatinine level 2.0 BP with medicine 142/76. For BP Doctor is giving me Rincil 10 mg (Morning and Evening), Mexovas 0.2mg (Morning), Minipress 5mg (Evening). I n the internet it is indicated that "Moxonidine should be avoided in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment". By taking these medicines I am passing more urine in the night. Please advise me regarding my BP medicines.

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rozavel f 5 - After starting this medicine I have very strong pain in back , stomach , joints etc.

I have been prescribed to take , Rozavel - F5 , Minipress XL - 5mg and Prolomet XL 50 mg. in the evening . I have started these medicines one week back and continuously suffering wityh severe back , stomach , joints pain .

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providac pantodac refagut joindis glumate thyronorm cardac leprasar minipress

I am sure I must be taking medications which may be technically not compatible with one another. Please advise what to avoid or replace. My medication: Morning = Thyronorm + Glucomet + Pentadac + Shellcal SD After breakfast = Providac + Refagut , Minipress, Lapresar + Cardac After Little gap = Joindic Super + Glugen + Tydol Evening Before food = Pentadac After food = Refagut + Providac Followed by Minipress, Leprasar + Cardac Followed by Atorvastatin before Sleep = Sulpatec + Nexito plus.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Prazosin
  • Capsule: 1mg, 2mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Minipress: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-4310 Minipress 1 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-4370 Minipress 2 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-4380 Minipress 5 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc

Other drugs which contain Prazosin or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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