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- What is prazosin-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for prazosin-oral?
- Is prazosin-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for prazosin-oral?
- What are the side effects of prazosin-oral?
- What is the dosage for prazosin-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with prazosin-oral?
- Is prazosin-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about prazosin-oral?
Is prazosin-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
There are no adequate and well controlled studies of prazosin use in pregnancy. Prazosin should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the mother and the unborn baby. Prazosin is classified as FDA pregnancy risk category C (adverse effects in animals but inadequate data in humans).
Small amounts of prazosin were found in human milk after oral administration. Due to the lack of conclusive safety data, prazosin should be used cautiously in nursing mothers.
What else should I know about prazosin-oral?
What preparations of prazosin-oral are available?
Oral capsules: 1, 2, and 5 mg.
How should I keep prazosin-oral stored?
Capsules should be stored at room temperature, between 59 F and 86 F (15 C and 30 C).
REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.
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