- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Bisoprolol Fumarate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Tadalafil Xtenda
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Cardura* used for?
Generic for Cardura* (Doxazosin) is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and enlarged prostate gland. Doxazosin relaxes and expands blood vessels, which in turn improves blood flow and results in lowered blood pressure. Besides, by relaxing muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, Doxazosin also treats the prostate enlargement symptoms such as burning during urination, frequent urination, urinary hesitancy, and incomplete emptying of the bladder. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Cardura*?
The dosage of Generic for Cardura* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take each dose of Generic for Cardura* with a full glass of water. This medication can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Cardura*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Cardura* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Cardura*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Cardura*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are seizures, drowsiness, and fainting.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Cardura*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Cardura*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Cardura*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Cardura* can interact with other blood pressure medicines, sedatives, and narcotic pain medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Cardura*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Cardura* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Cardura* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Cardura* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Cardura* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Cardura* can cause side effects such as dizziness, weakness, nervousness, restlessness, headache, trouble sleeping, nausea, and runny nose. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are chest pain, depression, fast heartbeats, sexual problems, and swelling of hands or feet. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cardura*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Cardura*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Cardura* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Cardura*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Cardura*?
How will Generic for Cardura* work in my body?
How should Generic for Cardura* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Cardura* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before using Generic for Cardura*, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. Also inform your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or breast-feeding. While using this medication, limit your intake of alcohol. Avoid any activity that requires full mental alertness. Do not get up too fast from a sitting or lying position.