Disease Information for Doxazosin (Cardura) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Nightmares/excess dreaming (Paroniria)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Dreaming/nightmares (Paroniria)
Drug induced Hypotension Hypovolemia
Syncope/Fainting
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Alpha adrenergic blocker/peripheral effect
DRUG/Antiadrenergic agent (ex)
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Antihypertensive/postsynaptic alpha1/inhibition (example)
DRUG/First dose caution
DRUG/Prazocin-like antihypertensive (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
doxazosin, Doxazosin (product), Doxazosin (substance), DOXAZOSIN PREPARATION, Piperazine 1 (4 amino 6,7 dimethoxy 2 quinazolinyl) 4 ((2,3 dihydro 1,4 benzodioxin 2 yl)carbonyl), Brand name/Cardura (Doxazosin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 1 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 2 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 8 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Hour of sleep/HS medication
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Half-life 20 hours
DRUG/Injection Preparation NOT available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
-Protein bound/drug
Definition

Alpha adrenergic blocker drug effects peripheral alpha receptors; An Anti-hypertensive used for BPH medication; Oral preparation

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