What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Doxazosin?

(doks AY zoe sin)

• This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

• In males, this medicine is used to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you are having cataract surgery, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• If you are taking this medicine and have high blood pressure, talk with healthcare provider before using over-the-counter products that may increase blood pressure. These include cough or cold remedies, diet pills, stimulants, ibuprofen or like products, and certain natural products or supplements.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Be careful in hot weather. Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.