What is Terapress (Terazosin) used for?
Terapress (Terazosin) is an alpha-adrenergic blocker prescribed for the treatment of hypertension. The medication relaxes the blood vessels and arteries to allow easier blood flow reducing the amount of work required by the heart to circulate the blood. This action may also make this medication useful for treating urinary retention caused by an enlarged prostate. Your doctor may also recommend the use of this medicine to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Terapress (Terazosin)?
Terapress (Terazosin) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s to ensure the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is typically administered once daily at a dosage of one tablet, but your particular directions will be based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, but your doctor may suggest a meal or snack before use if you get an upset stomach. Do not split, chew, or crush the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Terapress (Terazosin)?
Terapress (Terazosin) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention are unusual swelling, faintness, irregular heartbeats, or a painful erection lasting longer than four hours. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Terapress (Terazosin) should not be prescribed to patients who are allergic to terazosin, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have passed out while urinating in the past. You are also recommended to inform your doctor of any other chronic health conditions you have that may cause unexpected health problems to ensure the necessary adjustments are made to your regimen.
Strictly use Terapress (Terazosin) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Terapress (Terazosin) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.