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Common questions

What drugs should not be taken with doxazosin?

What drugs should not be taken with doxazosin?

Other medications can affect the removal of doxazosin from your body, which may affect how doxazosin works. Examples include azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), boceprevir, macrolide antibiotics (such as clarithromycin), HIV protease inhibitors (such as lopinavir, ritonavir), among others.

What is fenethylline used for?

Fenethylline is a combination of the drugs amphetamine and theophylline. It was formerly used to treat conditions such as ADHD, narcolepsy, and depression; but its use has been banned because of the potential for abuse.

What is prazosin 5 mg used for?

Prazosin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. Prazosin is in a class of medications called alpha-blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily through the body.

What are the contraindications of prazosin?

Contraindications / Precautions

  • Angina, hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, syncope. The addition of prazosin to other antihypertensive agents can cause a rapid decrease in blood pressure.
  • Pregnancy.
  • Breast-feeding.
  • Ocular surgery.
  • Priapism.
  • Geriatric.

Does doxazosin help you sleep?

In a case report by Sethi and Vasudeva,4 a 59-year-old combat veteran with PTSD, after 8 weeks of 4 mg/day of doxazosin, had improved sleep quality, decreased frequency and intensity of trauma-related nightmares, and improved ability to function during the daytime.

Why do you have to take doxazosin at night?

Your first dose of doxazosin may make you feel faint, so it is important that you take this dose at bedtime. If you feel dizzy or weary, or if you start sweating, remain lying down until these symptoms have gone.

Is fenethylline addictive?

Captagon, known by its genetic name Fenethylline, is an addictive drug that complicates the War on Drugs. Captagon has a strong CNS stimulating effect than its primary metabolite, Amphetamine.

What happens when you take Captagon?

When a person takes Captagon, their metabolism breaks the drug down to amphetamine itself, as well as to theophylline, a molecule that naturally occurs in small amounts in tea and that also has cardiac stimulating activity.

Does prazosin help you sleep?

Minipress (prazosin) is not typically for helping with sleep, although some people with PTSD-related sleep problems have found that they sleep better when taking this medication.

What is the major adverse effect of prazosin?

Headache, drowsiness, tiredness, weakness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.

Why is doxazosin taken at night?