Hypovase (Prazosin) Tablets

Hypovase tablets contain the active ingredient prazosin, which is a type of medicine called an alpha-blocker. 

Hi welcome to our telehealth medicine information video i’m garvin and this video is on hypovase so hyperbase tablets contain the active ingredient prasosum which is a type of a medicine called an alpha blocker it works by blocking alpha receptors in certain areas of the body so what is hypovase used for it’s used for high blood pressure or hypertension heart

Failure and a condition called reynolds disease in which the arteries to supplying blood to the hands and feet go into spasm causing pale cold and painful fingers and toes it’s also used for enlarged prostate gland or benign prostatic hyperplasia so how does hypovase work alpha receptors are found on the muscle in the walls of blood vessels when prosocian blocks

These receptors it causes the muscle in the blood vessel to relax and the blood vessel to widen this lets the blood pass more easily through the blood vessels and hence reduce the pressure in the blood vessels plasosun can therefore be used to treat high blood pressure widening the blood vessels also decreases the effort required by the heart to pump blood

Around the body because there is less resistance for the heart to pump against brazos and can therefore also help treat heart failure where the pumping action of the heart has become less effective prazolson is also used to treat reynolds disease and reynolds phenomenon which are conditions where the archery supplying blood to the hands and feet go into spasm

And narrow this restricts the blood supply to the fingers and toes and causes them to go pale cold and can become painful prazos and widens the blood vessels and so increases the blood flow to the hands and feet thus relieving symptoms alpha receptors are also found on the muscle in the prostate gland the gland is found only in men and lies at the top of the tube

Connecting the bladder to the urethra the prostate gland often enlarges with advancing age so pressing on the urethra and obstructing the flow of urine from the bladder this can cause various urinary symptoms such as difficulty passing urine by blocking the alpha receptors in the prostate prasos and causes the muscle to relax this allows urine to flow freely past

The prostate gland and relieves the urinary symptoms of this condition so some important information about brazosin the first dose of this medicine may cause dizziness lightheadedness or fainting for this reason you should take the first dose just before going to bed at night take care when moving from lying down to sitting or standing particularly if you wake

Up in the night until you know how this medicine affects you if you feel dizzy or lightheaded at any time during treatment sit down until the symptoms pass brazos and should be used with caution in elderly people people with decreased kidney function and decreased liver function also use precaution and people taking blood pressure lowering medication and brazos

And should not be used if you have an allergy to related medicines such as quinolones or doxazosin terazosum and this medicine is not recommended for people who have ever fainted after passing urine or mixturation synchope or who suffer from drops in blood pressure that cause dizziness when moving from a lying down or sitting position to sitting or standing or

That’s postural hypertension this medicine is not recommended for people who have heart failure due to a mechanical obstruction of the heart such as heart valve disease or blood clot in the lung which is a pulmonary embolism and hypovase is not recommended for children under 12 years of age also hypervase should not be used if you’re allergic to one or any

Of its ingredients so you need to tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such analogy so regarding hypovase and pregnancy and breastfeeding this medicine should be used with caution during pregnancy and only if the potential benefit outweighs any potential risk to the developing baby this medicine may pass into breast milk in small

Amounts it should only be used during breastfeeding if the benefit to the mother outrage any potential risk to the nursing infant so you discuss these with your doctor and for label warnings so an important warning on the medicine so this medicine may cause drowsiness so if affected you do not drive or operate any machinery until you know how this medicine

Affects you so the side effects of hypovase would be dizziness drowsiness headache feeling faint or fainting blurred vision balance problems involving the inner ear or which is vertigo awareness of your heartbeat or palpitations and shortness of breath nasal congestion and disturbance of the gut such as diarrhea constipation nausea vomiting or abdominal pain

And excessive fluid retention in the body tissues resulting in swelling or edema an increased need to pass urine feeling weak depression skin reactions such as rash sweating or itching and a drop in blood pressure that occurs when going from a lying down to sitting or standing position which results in dizziness and light-headed which is postural hypertension

Also side effects from chest pain increased heart rate and impotence and persistent painful erection which is priapism the side effects listed above or which i’ve just mentioned may not include all the side effects reported by the medicines manufacturer so for more information about any other risks associated with the medicine or side effects you need to read

The patient information leaflet that comes with the medicine or speak to your doctor or pharmacist for more so how can this medicine affect other medicines that you might be taking so if process ocean is taken with other medicines that reduce blood pressure either as a treatment for a high blood pressure so the anti-hypertensive medicines are as a side effect

There may be an enhanced blood pressure lowering effect this might make some people feel dizzy particularly when you first start taking the pras also if you do feel dizzy you should lie down until the symptoms pass if any dizziness persists you should let your doctor know as your medicine doses may need adjusting other medicines that can reduce blood pressure

Include the following so the ace inhibitors which should be an allerprine or capital pro order alpha blockers so alphys ocean and dox is awesome so that brings this video to an end if you have any questions you can leave them in the comments below or contact us to our website my telehealth dot info or call to lynch’s pharmacy douglas cork you can ring 436 6923

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Hypovase (Prazosin) Tablets By G. J. Lynch