What kind of drug is doxazosin?

What kind of drug is doxazosin?

What kind of drug is doxazosin?

Doxazosin belongs to a group of medicines called alpha-blockers. It’s used to treat high blood pressure and symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic enlargement).

What medications are considered ACE inhibitors?

Examples of ACE inhibitors include:

  • Benazepril (Lotensin)
  • Captopril.
  • Enalapril (Vasotec)
  • Fosinopril.
  • Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril)
  • Moexipril.
  • Perindopril.
  • Quinapril (Accupril)

What generic drugs are ACE inhibitors?

Common Generic and Brand Names for ACE Inhibitors and ARBs

ACE Inhibitors Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
enalapril (Vasotec) irbesartan (Avapro)
fosinopril (Monopril) losartan (Cozaar)
lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) olmesartan (Benicar)
perindopril (Aceon) telmisartan (Micardis)

Are ACE inhibitors the same as antihypertensive?

Medications that lower blood pressure are called antihypertensives. They come in a variety of classes. ACE inhibitors are one class of antihypertensives. ACE stands for angiotensin-converting enzyme.

Who should not take doxazosin?

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: heart disease (such as congestive heart failure, angina, heart attack in last 6 months), liver disease, certain eye problems (cataracts, glaucoma).

Why is doxazosin taken 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.

What is the most prescribed ACE inhibitor?

When considering factors such as increased ejection fraction, stroke volume, and decreasing mean arterial pressure, our results suggest that enalapril was the most effective ACE inhibitor.

Can I eat bananas with ACE inhibitors?

Bananas. Don’t eat them if you take ACE inhibitors such as captopril, enalapril and fosinopril among others. ACE inhibitors lower blood pressure and treat heart failure by opening up blood vessels, so blood flows more efficiently.