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terazosin

Pronunciation: ter AY zo sin

Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, lavender, imprinted with MYLAN 1570

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, black/lavender, imprinted with MYLAN 2264

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, gray/lavender, imprinted with MYLAN 2268

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with GG 621

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with GG 622

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, pink, imprinted with GG 623

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, turquoise, imprinted with GG 624

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, lavender/yellow, imprinted with MYLAN 2260

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, black/lavender, imprinted with MYLAN 2264

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, gray/lavender, imprinted with MYLAN 2268

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, gray, imprinted with TL 383, TL383

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with TL 384

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with TL 385

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, green, imprinted with TL 386

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with TL 384

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with TL 385

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, green, imprinted with TL 386

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, gray, imprinted with TL 383

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Hytrin

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1 mg, spherical, gray, imprinted with a, HH

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Hytrin

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10 mg, spherical, blue, imprinted with a, HN

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Hytrin

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2 mg, spherical, yellow, imprinted with a, HY

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Hytrin

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5 mg, spherical, red, imprinted with a, Hk

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with 4336, 1 mg

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with APO, 115

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, capsule, purple/yellow, imprinted with MYLAN 2260

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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1 mg, oval, white, imprinted with 60

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, blue/white, imprinted with 4339, 10 mg

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with APO, 118

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, capsule, green, imprinted with GG 624

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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10 mg, oval, blue, imprinted with 63

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, white/yellow, imprinted with 4337, 2 mg

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with APO, 116

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with GG 622

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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2 mg, oval, yellow, imprinted with 61

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, pink, imprinted with GG 623

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, orange/white, imprinted with 4338, 5 mg

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with APO, 117

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Terazosin Hydrochloride

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5 mg, oval, red, imprinted with 62

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What is the most important information I should know about terazosin?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

What is terazosin?

Terazosin is an alpha-adrenergic blocker.

Terazosin is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Terazosin is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medication.

Terazosin is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

Terazosin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking terazosin?

You should not use terazosin if you are allergic to it.

Tell your doctor if you have ever had prostate cancer.

Terazosin can affect your pupils. If you have cataract surgery, tell your surgeon ahead of time that you use this medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Terazosin is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

How should I take terazosin?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.

Take this medicine at bedtime unless your doctor tells you otherwise.

Terazosin lowers blood pressure and may cause dizziness or fainting, especially when you first start taking it or when your dose is changed. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy.

Your blood pressure or prostate will need to be checked often.

Some things can cause your blood pressure to get too low. This includes vomiting, diarrhea, or heavy sweating. Call your doctor if you are sick with vomiting or diarrhea.

If you have high blood pressure, keep using this medicine even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

If you stop taking terazosin for several days or longer, ask your doctor before you start taking it again.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking terazosin?

Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.

Avoid drinking alcohol.

What are the possible side effects of terazosin?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • fast or pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet; or
  • penis erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours or longer.

Common side effects may include:

  • weakness;
  • dizziness, drowsiness;
  • stuffy or runny nose; or
  • swelling.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect terazosin?

Other drugs may affect terazosin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about terazosin.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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