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Renopress XL 5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Prazosin

Manufacturer : LA RENON HEALTHCARE PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 127
Price :114
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Introduction to Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is an antihypertensive medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as the alpha-1 blockers containing the active ingredient Prazosin. This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition in which the prostate gland enlarges, causing urinary symptoms. It is sometimes prescribed off-label to manage nightmares associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Do not take this drug if you are allergic to it, other similar drugs called quinazoline drugs, or any of the ingredients in the medicine. This drug is not recommended in individuals under 12 years of age. Before taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet, you must notify your medical history with your physician. Inform them if you have conditions such as heart failure due to other heart issues, a history of fainting after urination, liver or kidney disease, or if you're scheduled for cataract eye surgery. If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, suspect that you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, it is important to seek advice from your doctor before taking this medicine.


Uses of Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

  • Treatment of hypertension
  • Treatment of heart failure
  • Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia

Therapeutic Effects of Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet works by blocking the alpha-1 receptors in the smooth muscles of blood vessels and the prostate. This relaxation of smooth muscles results in the dilation of blood vessels, reducing blood pressure and improving urine flow in men with BPH.


Interaction of Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Renopress XL 5mg Tablet and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

  • Store Renopress XL 5mg Tablet in a cool, dry, and dark place.
  • Do not freeze.

How to consume Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

Take the Renopress XL 5mg Tablet as your physician advises. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

You must inform your doctor if you are pregnant, suspect, or are planning pregnancy before taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet. 

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Breast Feeding

  

You need to consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Renopress XL 5mg Tablet can be used in patients with lung diseases. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Liver

  

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is used with caution in patients with liver disorders. Alteration of the dose is required. Inform your doctor before starting this medication.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with the Renopress XL 5mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

Driving vehicles or operating machinery while taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is unsafe because it may cause drowsiness, dizziness or weakness. 


Side Effects of Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe allergic reactions (swelling of lips, face, eyelids, wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, rash)

Common

  • Swelling of ankles, legs, or feet
  • Feeling faint or dizzy, particularly on standing up
  • Headache, drowsiness
  • Palpitations
  • Lack of energy, weakness, nervousness
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Dry mouth, blurred vision, or nasal stiffness
  • Increase in frequency of urine

Word of Advice

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is often prescribed to be taken at bedtime to reduce the risk of dizziness and low blood pressure during the day. This drug can cause dizziness, especially when you first start taking it or if your dosage is adjusted. Be cautious when standing up from a sitting or lying position. Take your time to avoid falls.


FAQs

Q 1. What is Renopress XL 5mg Tablet used for?

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a condition in which the prostate gland enlarges, causing urinary symptoms. It is sometimes prescribed off-label to manage nightmares associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Q 2. Is Renopress XL 5mg Tablet habit-forming?

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet is not habit-forming, but it is essential to take it as prescribed and not misuse it. If you have concerns about dependency on this medication, discuss them with your physician.

Q 3. Can Renopress XL 5mg Tablet cure high blood pressure or BPH?

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet can effectively manage high blood pressure and BPH by controlling symptoms and reducing blood pressure, but it is not a cure. It is important to continue taking the medication as prescribed by your doctor to maintain its benefits.

Q 4. Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet?

Alcohol consumption should be limited while taking Renopress XL 5mg Tablet, as it can enhance the blood pressure-lowering effects of the medication and increase the risk of dizziness and fainting.

Q 5. Can Renopress XL 5mg Tablet interact with other medications?

Renopress XL 5mg Tablet can interact with other medications, particularly other drugs that lower blood pressure. Inform your physician of all the medications and supplements you are taking to avoid serious drug interactions.


Fact Box of Renopress Xl 5mg Tablet

Molecule name: Prazosin

Therapeutic class: Anti-hypertensive agents

Pharmacological class: Alpha-1 blocker

Indications: 

1. Treatment of hypertension

2. Treatment of heart failure

3. Treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia


References

  1. Pfizer Limited, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [Revised on March 2023] [Accessed on 11th Sept 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1068.pdf
  2. Pfizer Labs, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on March 2009] [Accessed on 11th Sept 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/017442s033lbl.pdf
  3. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Adrenergic agonists and antagonists, 12th edition, 2011, 305.
  4. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Antiadrenergic drugs and drugs for glaucoma, 7th edition, 2013, 143.

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