prazosin with polythiazide-oral, Minizide (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you may use, especially of: lithium, diazoxide, cholestyramine, colestipol, drugs used to treat diabetes, beta-blockers (e.g., atenolol, propranolol), verapamil. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness and lightheadedness.
NOTES: It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly while taking this medication. Learn how to take your blood pressure. Discuss this with your doctor or pharmacist.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.
MEDICAL ALERT: Your condition can cause complications in a medical emergency. For enrollment information call MedicAlert at 1-800-854-1166 (USA), or 1-800-668-1507 (Canada).
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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