Prazosin is an alpha adrenergic blocker. Alpha receptors are responsible for the vasoconstriction action of norepinephrine. It works by causing relax to the blood vessel and muscles around the urethra. This mechanism lower down the blood pressure and improve urinary symptoms associated with enlargement of the prostate.


Moderately potent antihypertensive, CHF & for emergency reduction of BP etc.

Side effects: 

Postural Hypotension, Headache, drowsiness, dreaming, weakness, palpitation etc.

Dosage forms:

Prazosin 1 mg tablets
Prazosin 2 mg tablets
Prazosin 2.5 mg tablets
Prazosin 5 mg tablets


Brand Names from Company Name:

Cyber-CR from Raptakos

Czopress-XL from CMG Biotech

Minipress-XL from Pfizer

Prazocip-XL from Cipla

Prazopill-XL from Intas

Prazopress from Sun

Sanosin from Sanjivani

Unipraz from United Biotech

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