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Minipress
Minipress XL
  • Active Ingredient:

    Prazosin
  • Expiry Date:

    10/07/2023
  • Manufacturer:

    Pfizer India Ltd
  • Average Delivery Time:

    15 days
  • Availability:

    In Stock
  • Strength: 2.5 -5 mg

  • Rate Per Pill

    $ 1.13

Minipress XL 5mg - Best High Blood Pressure Medication

Description

Minipress XL is a common medicine advised to people with high blood pressure or hypertension. Prazosin is a potent active ingredient that helps to lower blood pressure. Taking this drug regularly reduces the risk of fatal strokes and myocardial infarctions. This drug is clinically tested and has been FDA approved to treat hypertension. Its generic version is also available in the market. This antihypertensive drug works with high efficiency if taken alone. However, Minipress XL drug is given in combination with other medicines that help to control high blood pressure.

Take this medicine under medical supervision as health monitoring while taking this drug is necessary. You need to use Minipress XL regularly to keep your heart healthy who have severe high blood pressure. Do not stop taking Minipress XL pill abruptly as it may lead to a heart attack or stroke.

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Action Mechanism

Prazosin is the active ingredient in the Minipress XL medicine. It is a competitive alpha-1 adrenergic receptor blocker. This antihypertensive drug efficiently works to block alpha-1 receptors, which are present in the blood vessels. The prazosin works as a vasodilator that helps to widen the arteries and control its contraction in the heart. The overall advantage of its use is that it brings the blood pressure to normal.

Dosage

  • Minipress XL dosage for adults to control high blood pressure is as follows:
  • Your doctor may prescribe you Minipress XL medicine; however, he will set the dosage as per your response to the drug.
  • The dosage of Minipress XL is increased gradually over time. A total dosage of 20mg works efficiently, which is given in the divided form.
  • For controlling high blood pressure, the starting dosage will be 1mg one to two times a day. To reduce the risk of orthostatic hypotension, one can consume a Minipress XL pill while going to bed. It is a condition where the person may experience a sudden drop in the blood pressure while standing from a sitting position or lying position.
  • If your doctor recommends another (diuretic) pill with Minipress XL pills to lower the blood pressure, its dosage should be decreased to 1-2 mg orally three times in 24 hours. Dosage of Minipress XL is gradually increased later.
  • The elderly people are more prone to the side effects of lower blood pressure; therefore, Minipress XL lower dosage is suitable for them. To most elderly patients, 1 mg Minipress XL dosage for once to twice is recommended by their physician.
  • The safety and effectiveness of Minipress XL have not been studied in children.

Precautions

  • Before you start taking Minipress XL drug, you must inform your doctor if you are allergic to any active or inactive ingredients of the Minipress XL drug.
  • If you have experienced a heart attack, stroke, or any other cardiac disorder, inform your doctor immediately.
  • If you have liver or kidney disorder, avoid using Minipress XL antihypertensive drug. However, discuss it with your doctor. He will guide you properly.
  • Inform your doctor if you have to undergo any eye surgery such as cataract removal.
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should take Minipress XL drugs under medical supervision.

Side Effects

These are the common side effects of Minipress XL antihypertensive medicine. However, the side effects may differ in each person, and not everyone would experience side effects. If you experience these side effects often, inform your doctor immediately.

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Irregular heartbeat

Warnings

  • Below mentioned are warnings of Minipress XL, which are:
  • Do not perform any tasks that require complete mental alertness like operating a machine or driving as you may feel sleepy or dizzy after taking the Minipress XL pill.
  • Avoid consuming alcoholic beverages if you are taking Minipress XL pills or other antihypertensive drugs.
  • If men experience prolonged erections, inform your doctor.
  • Avoid overdose of Minipress XL as it can be fatal. In such a case, call 911 or seek prompt medical help.
  • Avoid taking other medicines with Minipress XL drug as it cause severe drug interactions, anti-impotent medicines, beta-blockers, and alpha blockers interact negatively eith Minipress XL drug.

Customer's Review

Average Rating : 4 / 5

  • Minipress XL has worked very well for me to keep my blood pressure at the normal range. I have been taking this medicine for three years now, and I have not experienced any chest pain since.