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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Prazosin Hydrochloride (Overview)

Prazosin hydrochloride is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Will I feel sedated if I take prazosin hydrochloride?

Will I feel sedated if I take prazosin hydrochloride?

Possibly: First, remember that everyone is unique and respond to medications slightly differently. Some people may feel sedated with prazosin, not everyone will. It also depends on what dose you are taking and how often. Prazosin trials suggest that about 8 in 100 people feel a sedating effect. Dizziness, headache and weakness are just as common. Always tell your doctor side effects you experience. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
19 doctors shared insights

Prazosin Hydrochloride (Overview)

Prazosin hydrochloride is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart failure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Will I feel sedated if I take prazosin hydrochloride?

Possibly: First, remember that everyone is unique and respond to medications slightly differently. Some people may feel sedated with prazosin, not everyone will. It also depends on what dose you are taking and how often. Prazosin trials suggest that about 8 in 100 people feel a sedating effect. Dizziness, headache and weakness are just as common. Always tell your doctor side effects you experience. ...Read more

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Will I feel sedated if I take methadone and prazosin hydrochloride together?

Will I feel sedated if I take methadone and prazosin hydrochloride together?

Probably: Probably, but not necessarily. since I do not know the details of your situation I suggest you talk to the prescribing doctor if this is of concern to you. ...Read more

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Can i take minipress (prazosin) with adderall?

Can i take minipress (prazosin) with adderall?

See below: There are no drug-drug interactions between Adderall and minipress (prazosin). However discuss it with your prescribing doc as the disorders being treated might be impacted. ...Read more

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Why would someone take minipress (prazosin) other than for high blood pressure problems?

Why would someone take minipress (prazosin) other than for high blood pressure problems?

See below: In the past it was sometimes used for treatment of benign prostate enlargement. In a patient with normal blood pressure it could result in low blood pressure. There are better medicine for this purpose now. ...Read more

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Is there any reason to give minipress (prazosin) to someone other than for high blood pressure problems?

Is there any reason to give minipress (prazosin) to someone other than for high blood pressure problems?

Absolutely-few thing: Beside treating hypertension, Minipress (prazosin) is also used to treat benign prostate hypertrophy, raynaud phenomenon (off-label), postraumatic-stress related nightmare/sleep disruptions etc..It works pretty quickly. This med has been around for quite sometime now--it is relatively cheap and can be quite effective for some. Any problem, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What happened when you snort prazosin?

How about this: How about you just DON'T snort prazosin and we don't talk further about it. ...Read more

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What are prazosin side effects?

What are prazosin side effects?

Potential side : Effects are low blood pressure especially with the first dose, dizziness, nausea, headache, palpitations to name a few. ...Read more

Minipress (Definition)

Minipress is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart ...Read more