prazosin (Minipress) (cont.)

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Prazosin also may be prescribed to certain patients with:

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with prazosin treatment include:

Patients can lower their chance of feeling dizzy or passing out by:

  • rising slowing from a sitting or lying position,
  • climbing stairs slowly,
  • avoiding alcohol, and
  • drinking lots of water especially in hot weather or while being active.

 Additionally, patients should have their blood pressure checked regularly.

Less common side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/1/2015

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