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Suggest the ideal dosage for Prazosin taken for BP

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Posted on Mon, 16 May 2016
Question: My new dr. Is treating me for future surgery for a mass on my adrenal gland. He changed metropolo to half a tablet and prescribed to go with it 10 mg of generic or Nordic plus 1mg prazosin Three times a day. Last night l took my mttroplol as usual and started the prozosin ( l tablet) this am. Now l am weak and blood pressure is 90/60 and l am hesitate to continue ?????????
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Answered by Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Take half dose of Prazosin

Detailed Answer:
Dear Mrs,

It may be the first effect of Prazosin. Next time take half tablet of Prazosin, it is safer. Don't take it if your blood pressure is lower than 110/70.

Wishing you a good health

In case of further questions don't hesitate to ask

Regards,
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Suggest the ideal dosage for Prazosin taken for BP

Brief Answer: Take half dose of Prazosin Detailed Answer: Dear Mrs, It may be the first effect of Prazosin. Next time take half tablet of Prazosin, it is safer. Don't take it if your blood pressure is lower than 110/70. Wishing you a good health In case of further questions don't hesitate to ask Regards,