- 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 Hytrin* used for?
Hytrin* (Terazosin) is prescribed to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Terazosin relaxes and expands blood vessels, thereby improving blood flow. Also, by relaxing muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, Hytrin* makes it easier to urinate. It belongs to a group of drugs called alpha-adrenergic blockers. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Hytrin*?
The dosage of Hytrin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Hytrin* with a full glass of water.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Hytrin*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Hytrin* 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 Hytrin*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Hytrin*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Hytrin*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Hytrin*.
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 Hytrin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Hytrin* can interact with other high blood pressure medications.
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 Hytrin*?
Like other medicines, Hytrin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Hytrin* 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 Hytrin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Hytrin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Hytrin* can cause side effects such as headache, weakness, blurred vision, drowsiness, constipation, and loss of appetite. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Hytrin*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Hytrin*?
Is it possible for me to take Hytrin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Hytrin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Hytrin*?
How will Hytrin* work in my body?
How should Hytrin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Hytrin* 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 Hytrin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.