prazosin with polythiazide-oral, Minizide
GENERIC NAME: PRAZOSIN WITH POLYTHIAZIDE - ORAL (PRAY-zoh-sin WITH paw-lee-THIGH-uh-zide)
BRAND NAME(S): Minizide
WARNING: This combination medication is not intended to be the first drug to be tried in controlling high blood pressure. It should only be used after other treatments have been tried and after the ideal dose has been determined (titrated). Your blood pressure medication may need to be adjusted or changed by your doctor as needed.
USES: Prazosin helps to widen arteries and veins so blood flows better. Polythiazide is a diuretic (water pill) that helps rid the body of excess fluid. This combination medication is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and certain types of heart disease.
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