Doxazosin

Doxazosin

Doxazosin is a selective alpha adrenergic blocker. It inhibits the binding of norepinephrine t alpha receptors on smooth muscles. Through this mechanism, it relaxes smooth muscles (vasodilation) which decreases peripheral vascular resistance causes decrease in blood pressure.

Indications: 

BPH, Hypertension etc.

Side effects: 

Chest pain, headache, dizziness, vertigo, fatigue, abdominal pain, diarrhea, postural hypotension, arrhythmia, muscle weakness etc.

Dosage forms:
Doxazosin 1 mg tablets
Doxazosin 2 mg tablets
Doxazosin 4 mg tablets

Combinations:

Brand Names (Company Name):

Alfazosin (Aurobindo)

Doxacard (Cipla)

Doxapress (Micro Labs) 


Duracard (Sun Pharma)

Duraten (Bal Pharma (Servetus))

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