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Terazosin (Overview)

A blood pressure medication which blocks the Alpha receptor in the body which in part is responsible for blood vessel constriction. This medication can also be used to treat prostate enlargement.


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Terazosin (Overview)

A blood pressure medication which blocks the Alpha receptor in the body which in part is responsible for blood vessel constriction. This medication can also be used to treat prostate enlargement.


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Please describe the medication: terazosin?

Please describe the medication: terazosin?

Alpha blocker: A blood pressure medication which blocks the Alpha receptor in the body which in part is responsible for blood vessel constriction. This medication can also be used to treat prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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Question about medication I have been taking 10 mg of terazosin and it is a solid robin's egg blue. The pharmacy gave me a green and white capsule that is green and white with i4339 on the green side and 10 mg. On the white side. It makes me feel very

Honestly : Honestly the only way to know if there was a mistake is to call or present to the pharmacy that gave you the medication. Please know that the medication could very well be the same, different pharmaceutical companies may manufacture the same drug , however there may be changes in color and size, especially if it is the generic form. Also if it is generic, there may be different preservatives or additives used which could be causing you to feel "strange" you can request to have the original pill given to you due to adverse side effects. Take care. ...Read more

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Terazosin seems to be causing a severe itch. What else can I take for BPH symptoms?

Terazosin seems to be causing a severe itch. What else can I take for BPH symptoms?

Change medication: Talk to your doctor to give you a different medicine.You may be allergic to terazosin.Best wishes. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: terazosin?

Alpha blocker: A blood pressure medication which blocks the Alpha receptor in the body which in part is responsible for blood vessel constriction. This medication can also be used to treat prostate enlargement. ...Read more

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I found a bottle of pills that say terazosin hydrochloride. Whats that?

I found a bottle of pills that say terazosin hydrochloride. Whats that?

Pills for prostate: Marketed as as Hytrin or zayasel it is a medication used for prostate enlargement. Toss if they are not yours. ...Read more

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What is the drug terazosin hcl?

What is the drug terazosin hcl?

Alpha antagonist: This is a medication that is used for high blood pressure or some urinary problems. It works by relaxing muscles. It can relax the muscles in the blood vessels thus keeping the vessels open and lowering the pressure of those vessels and lowering blood pressure. It can also be used to relax the urethra and can help in cases of urinary retention, frequency, prostate disease, urethral spasms. ...Read more

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


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