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Doxazosin Tablets, 28 Tablets
Introducing Doxazosin Tablets, a highly effective medication belonging to the group of vasodilators, designed to effectively manage high blood pressure and relieve symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate. This physical product is readily available in stores or can be conveniently shipped to your doorstep.
Doxazosin works by widening the blood vessels, enabling improved blood flow throughout the body. By reducing the blood pressure, it aids in maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system. Additionally, Doxazosin possesses unique properties that help relax the muscle tissues of the prostate and urinary tract, alleviating discomfort and improving urinary flow.
This versatile medication is primarily utilized in the treatment of two common conditions: high blood pressure and symptoms of an enlarged prostate. Individuals with high blood pressure can benefit from Doxazosin’s ability to effectively lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of cardiovascular complications. Furthermore, for those experiencing symptoms related to an enlarged prostate such as frequent urination, weak urine flow, or difficulty in emptying the bladder completely, Doxazosin provides relief, enabling a better quality of life.
Doxazosin Tablets is available in 3 strengths:
- Doxazosin 1mg Tablets
- Doxazosin 2mg Tablets
- Doxazosin 4mg Tablets
Doxazosin Tablets are produced using high-quality ingredients, ensuring maximum potency and safety. Each tablet contains the precise dosage of Doxazosin required for optimal results. To achieve the desired effects, it is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions provided by your healthcare professional.
When purchasing Doxazosin Tablets, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are investing in a trusted and reliable product. Whether you prefer the convenience of shopping in-store or the ease of receiving your order at home, Doxazosin Tablets are readily available for your convenience.
Prior to starting any new medication, it is essential to consult with your healthcare provider to ensure Doxazosin is suitable for your specific medical needs. They will provide expert guidance on the appropriate dosage and duration of treatment, as well as potential side effects or interactions with other medications.
Take control of your health and experience the benefits of Doxazosin Tablets. Regain a balanced blood pressure and overcome the discomfort associated with an enlarged prostate. Choose Doxazosin Tablets for effective relief and a healthier, more fulfilling life.
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What is the price of Doxazosin Tablets in Nigeria?
The price of Doxazosin Tablets is N2,800
Where can you buy Doxazosin Tablets In Nigeria?
You can Buy Doxazosin Tablets at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
1mg Tablets, 2mg Tablets, 4mg Tablets
How to Use
How to take Doxazosin
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose of Doxazosin is one tablet taken once a day.
- If you are taking Doxazosin for the first time the normal dose is 1mg daily. Your doctor may increase this after a couple of weeks to the usual dose of 2mg or 4mg daily. In some circumstances this may be increased to a maximum of 8mg daily if you are being treated for prostate enlargement, or to a maximum of 16mg if you are being treated for high blood pressure. • Doxazosin may be taken in the morning or the evening.
- It is best to take your tablets at about the same time each day with a drink of water.
- Doxazosin can be taken with or without food.
- Take your tablet as your doctor told you or by following the days and arrows on the blister foil.
- It is important to keep taking your tablets. They help to control your blood pressure.
- Do not change the dose or stop taking the tablets without first checking with your doctor.
- Do not wait until your tablets are finished before seeing your doctor
Use in children
The safety and efficacy of Doxazosin in children have not been established.
What you need to know before you take Doxazosin
Do not take Doxazosin • if you are allergic to doxazosin, other types of quinazolines (such as prazosin and terazosin) or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). This may have been itching, reddening of the skin or difficulty in breathing. • if you are breast-feeding • if you are under 18 years of age • if you have an enlarged prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and have low blood pressure. • If you have a history of a condition known as ‘orthostatic hypotension’ which is a form of low blood pressure that causes you to feel dizzy or lightheaded when you stand up from sitting or lying down. • If you have an enlarged prostate gland with one of the following: any kind of congestion or blockage in your urinary tract, a longstanding infection of the urinary tract or you have bladder stones. • if you have overflow incontinence (you do not feel the urge to urinate), or anuria (your body is not producing any urine) with or without kidney problems. Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Doxazosin if: • you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant • you have liver disease • you are also taking other medicines • you have heart disease If you are undergoing eye surgery because of cataract (cloudiness of the lens) please inform your eye specialist before the operation that you are using or have previously used Doxazosin. This is because Doxazosin may cause complications during the surgery which can be managed if your specialist is prepared in advance. Before starting treatment with Doxazosin your doctor may perform tests to rule out other conditions such as prostate cancer that may cause the same symptoms as benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlargement of the prostate gland). Persistent painful erections may occur very rarely. If this happens you should contact a doctor immediately. When you start to take Doxazosin you may experience faintness or dizziness caused by low blood pressure, when getting up from sitting or lying down. If you feel faint or dizzy, you should sit or lie down until you feel better and avoid situations where you might fall or hurt yourself. Your doctor may want to measure your blood pressure regularly at the start of therapy to reduce the possibility of these effects happening. Other medicines and Doxazosin Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. There are some medicines that may interact with Doxazosin. • Some patients who take alphablocker therapy for the treatment of high blood pressure or prostate enlargement may experience dizziness or light-headedness, which may be caused by low blood pressure upon sitting or standing up quickly. Certain patients have experienced these symptoms when taking drugs for erectile dysfunction (impotence) with alpha-blockers. In order to reduce the likelihood that these symptoms occur, you should be on a regular daily dose of your alpha-blocker before you start drugs for erectile dysfunction. • Doxazosin may lower your blood pressure even more if you are already taking other medicines to treat high blood pressure. – Medicines to treat bacterial or fungal infections, e.g. clarithromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, telithromycin, voriconazole – Medicines used in the treatment of HIV e.g. indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir. – Nefazodone, a medicine used to treat depression. Doxazosin with food and drink Please refer to section 3. Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine. The safety of using doxazosin during pregnancy has not been established. If you are pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Do not take Doxazosin if you are breast feeding. Driving and using machines Take care if you drive or operate machinery. Your tablets may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely, particularly when you first start to take them. They may make you feel weak or dizzy. If you are affected, do not drive or operate machinery and contact your doctor immediately. Doxazosin contains lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product. Doxazosin tablet contains Sodium This medicine contains less than 1 mmol sodium (23 mg) per tablet, that is to say essentially ‘sodium-free
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. STOP taking Doxazosin and call an ambulance immediately if you experience any of the following: • Heart attack • Weakness of arms, legs or problems speaking which may be symptoms of a stroke • Swelling of the face, tongue or throat which may be the result of an allergic reaction to this medicine Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms after taking Doxazosin: • Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing (common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people) • Increased or decreased heartbeat (common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people) • Feeling your heartbeat (palpitations) (common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people) • Chest pain, angina (uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people) • Irregular heartbeat (very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) • Yellowing of the skin or the eyes (jaundice) (very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) • Low numbers of white blood cells or blood platelets, which may result in bruising or easy bleeding (very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) • Persistent painful erection of the penis. Seek urgent medical advice (very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) The following events have been reported in patients being treated with Doxazosin. If any of these side effects get serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor. Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people • Dizziness, feeling of spinning or rotation of surroundings (vertigo), headache • Low blood pressure • Swelling of feet, ankles or fingers • Chest cold, coughing, respiratory tract (nose, throat, lungs) infection • Nasal stuffiness, • Stomach/ sneezing and/ r runny nose caused by inflammation of the lining of the nose (rhinitis) abdominal pains, feeling/being sick • Urinary tract infection, urinary incontinence (inability to control passing urine), inflammation of bladder (cystitis) • Sleepiness, general weakness • Indigestion, heartburn, dry mouth • Itching • Back pain, painful muscles • Flu-like symptoms • Accommodation disorders Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people • Constipation, wind, inflammation of the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis) which can cause diarrhoea and vomiting • Pain or discomfort on passing urine, increased frequency in passing urine, blood in urine • Inflammation of the joints (gout), painful joints, general pain, thirst • Swelling of the face, generalised oedema, chills, fever, paleness • Sleeplessness, agitation, anxiety, depression or nervousness, emotional lability, apathy • Reduced or altered sense of touch or sensation of the hands and feet • Increased appetite or loss of appetite, weight gain, hypokalaemia • Nose bleeds, Pharyngitis • Skin rash • Ringing or noise in the ears, tremor • Failure / inability to achieve penile erection • Liver enzyme increases which may have an effect on some medical tests • Stroke • Tearing, photophobia Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people • Increased number of times of passing urine • Muscle cramps, muscle weakness, muscle stiffness • Hypoglycemia • Cerebrovascular disorders • Laryngeal oedema • Decreased body temperature in elderly patients Very Rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people • Faintness or dizziness caused by low blood pressure when getting up from a sitting or lying position • Hepatitis (liver inflammation) or bile disorder • Hives, hair loss, red or purple patches on the skin, bleeding under the skin • Tingling or numbness of the hands and feet, nightmares, memory loss, taste disturbance • Tiredness, generally feeling unwell • Aggravated wheezing • Blurred vision • Hot flushes • Disorder in passing urine, needing to pass urine at night, increased volume of urine passed • Discomfort or enlargement of the breasts in men Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from available data • Little or no semen ejaculated at sexual climax, cloudy urine following sexual climax • Eye problems may occur during eye surgery for cataract (cloudiness of the lens of the eye). See section “Warnings and precautions”. Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse
What Doxazosin contains –
The active substance is doxazosin. Each tablet contains 1mg, 2mg, 4mg doxazosin (as doxazosin mesilate).
– The other ingredients are: Cellulose microcrystalline, lactose, sodium starch glycollate, magnesium stearate
How to store
How to store Doxazosin
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the blister, label, bottle and carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. This medicinal product does not require any special storage condition. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment
Patient Information Leaflet
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