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Terazosin
(Generic alternative to Hytrin)

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Hytrin
(Terazosin)

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What is Hytrin /Terazosin used for?

Hytrin is a prescription medication that is used to treat hypertension by improving blood flow in blood vessels.

How should Hytrin /Terazosin be stored?

Hytrin tablets should be stored at room temperature, in an area that is protected from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Hytrin/Terazosin ?

Hytrin should be taken exactly as prescribed for you by your doctor. When taking Hytrin, follow the directions on your prescription label. Hytrin tablets are generally taken at the same time each day, often just before bed with a glass of water to prevent dizziness. Because hypertension has no symptoms, continue to take Hytrin, even if you feel better.

When should Hytrin /Terazosin not be taken?

Do not take Hytrin if you are allergic to terazosin.

What precautions should I follow when taking Hytrin /Terazosin ?

Before taking Hytrin, notify your doctor if any of the following apply to you: you are using other blood pressure medications; you are pregnant; you are planning to become pregnant; you are breastfeeding; you have any other medical conditions; or if you are taking any other prescription or non prescription medications, including dietary and herbal supplements.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Hytrin /Terazosin ?

Taking Hytrin before bed is recommended, as in some cases it may cause severe lightheadedness and fainting. Because of this, Hytrin may impair your thinking or reactions so be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Hytrin can also affect your pupils during cataract surgery, so notify your surgeon before surgery about any medications you are taking.

When should Hytrin /Terazosin not be taken?

Serious side effects include: fast or pounding heartbeats; feeling light-headed, fainting; swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet; or penis erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours or longer. Notify your doctor immediately if you experience any of these

Common and less serious side effects include: weakness; headache; numbness or tingly feeling; stuffy nose; or blurred vision.

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