- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Bisoprolol Fumarate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Power Pill "C"
- 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 Hibadren* used for?
Generic for Hibadren* (Doxazosin) is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and enlarged prostate gland. Generic for Hibadren* 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, Generic for Hibadren* 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 Hibadren*?
The dosage of Generic for Hibadren* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Hibadren* If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
The recommended dose of Generic for Hibadren* for hypertension is 1–16 mg a day and that for enlarged prostate gland is 1–8 mg a day. Take each dose with a full glass of water. This medication can be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Hibadren*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Hibadren* 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 Hibadren*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Hibadren*, 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 Hibadren*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Hibadren*
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 Hibadren*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Hibadren* can interact with medications that lower blood pressure, 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 Hibadren*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Hibadren* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Hibadren* 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 Hibadren* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Hibadren* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Hibadren* 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 Hibadren*
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Hibadren*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Hibadren* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Hibadren*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Hibadren*?
How will Generic for Hibadren* work in my body?
How should Generic for Hibadren* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Hibadren* 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. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Hibadren* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Before using Generic for Hibadren*, 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.