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Prazosin hydrochloride (Minipress) is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia, hypertensive urgency, PTSD, and Raynaud's phenomenon. Side effects, drug interactions, warning and precautions, dosing, storage, breastfeeding, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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    • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) High blood pressure is defined as a pressure of 140/90 mmHg or higher in the arteries. Genetic factors, high salt intake, and...learn more »
    • Raynaud's Phenomenon Raynaud's phenomenon is characterized by a pale-blue-red sequence of color changes of the digits, most commonly after exposure to...learn more »
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) is very common in men over 50 years of age. Half of all men over the...learn more »
      In This Article
      Enlarged Prostate (BPH, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Article
      • Enlarged prostate (BPH) definition and facts
      • What is the prostate gland?
      • What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?
      • At what age do men develop the condition?
      • How common is the condition? Are there any risk factors?
      • What happens in BPH? What are the signs and symptoms?
      • Is BPH a type of cancer?
      • What procedures or tests diagnose this prostate problem?
      • Which specialties of doctors treat the problem?
      • Are there natural or home remedies to treat BPH or enlarged prostate?
      • Medications and surgery procedures to treat BPH
      • Are there other non-cancerous prostate problems?
      • Can prostate problems be prevented?
    • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a psychiatric condition, can develop after any catastrophic life event. Symptoms include...learn more »
      In This Article
      Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Article
      • PTSD facts
      • What is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?
      • What are the effects of PTSD?
      • What causes PTSD?
      • What are PTSD risk factors and protective factors?
      • What are PTSD symptoms and signs?
      • How is PTSD assessed?
      • What is the treatment for PTSD?
      • What is the prognosis for PTSD?
      • Is it possible to prevent PTSD?
      • How can people cope with PTSD?
      • Where can people get help for PTSD?
    • High Blood Pressure Treatment High blood pressure (hypertension) means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Treatment for high blood pressure include...learn more »
      In This Article
      High Blood Pressure Treatment Article
      • What is high blood pressure (hypertension)?
      • Which lifestyle modifications are beneficial in treating high blood pressure?
      • Alcohol
      • Smoking
      • Coffee and caffeinated beverages
      • Salt
      • Other dietary considerations
      • Obesity
      • Exercise and stress reduction
      • How is high blood pressure treated?
      • Starting treatment for high blood pressure
      • Treatment with combinations of drugs for high blood pressure
      • Emergency treatment for high blood pressure
      • Treatment during pregnancy
      • Which medications are used to treat high blood pressure?
      • Beta blockers
      • Diuretics
      • Calcium channel blockers (CCBs)
      • Alpha blockers
      • Clonidine
      • Minoxidil
      • Renin inhibitors
      • Aldosterone blockers
      • Combining agents
      • What about the patient's compliance with medication regimens?
      • Is alternative medicine used to treat high blood pressure?
      • What are the complications of high blood pressure?
      • Can high blood pressure be prevented?
      • What's new in high blood pressure?
    • Febrile Seizures Febrile seizures, or convulsions caused by fever, can be frightening in small children or infants. However, in general, febrile...learn more »
      In This Article
      Febrile Seizures Article
      • Seizure symptoms: how to assist the victim
      • NIH on what are febrile seizures?
      • How common are febrile seizures?
      • What are the symptoms of a febrile seizure?
      • What makes a child prone to recurrent febrile seizures?
      • Are febrile seizures harmful?
      • What should be done for a child having a febrile seizure?
      • How are febrile seizures diagnosed and treated?
      • How are febrile seizures prevented?
      • What research is being done on febrile seizures?
      • Where can I get more information?

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