When is the best time to take doxazosin?

When is the best time to take doxazosin?

When is the best time to take doxazosin?

You can take doxazosin in the morning or evening, but it’s best to take it at the same time each day. Some immediate-release tablets have a score line to help you break the tablet and make it easier to swallow.

How do you take doxazosin mesylate?

DOXAZOSIN may be taken in the morning or the evening. You can take your tablets before or after food. You should take your tablets at the same time each day with a small amount of water.

What should I monitor with doxazosin?

Monitoring Parameters Blood pressure routinely and for at least 6 hours after initial dose and with each dose increase (standing and sitting/supine); monitor patients with mild-to-moderate impairment for symptoms of hypotension.

Why do you take doxazosin at night?

The control of morning hypertension reduced the albuminuria found in both untreated and treated hypertensive patients with type-2 diabetes. Bedtime administration of doxazosin appears to be safe and effective in reducing morning hypertension as measured by HBP.

Can you stop taking doxazosin mesylate?

Doxazosin controls high blood pressure and the symptoms of BPH but does not cure them. It may take a few weeks before you feel the full benefit of doxazosin. Continue to take doxazosin even if you feel well. Do not stop taking doxazosin without talking to your doctor.

How long does it take for doxazosin to start working?

Blood levels of doxazosin reach a peak within two to three hours of an oral dose. The blood pressure-lowering effect occurs within one to six hours of a dose of doxazosin. Relief from symptoms of BPH and an increase in urine flow have been reported as early as one week after the initiation of doxazosin.

What is doxazosin 1 mg used for?

DOXAZOSIN tablets are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or the symptoms caused by enlargement of the prostate gland in men. In patients taking DOXAZOSIN to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) DOXAZOSIN works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily.