Terazosin Oral Capsule 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Terazosin: Oral capsule (10mg)

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Terazosin 10mg Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 1570 MYLAN 1570 
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Terazosin 10mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 624 GG 624 
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Terazosin 10mg Cap
Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc. Fmrly Jubilant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: TL 386 TL 386 
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Terazosin 10mg Cap

What is this Medicine?

TERAZOSIN (ter AY zoe sin) is an antihypertensive. It works by relaxing the blood vessels. It is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men and to treat high blood pressure in both men and women.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Terazosin: Oral capsule(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Terazosin Hydrochloride 10mg Capsule

NDC: 003781570
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Terazosin Hydrochloride 10mg Capsule
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 1570 MYLAN 1570 
Shape: capsule
Color: purple

Reported Side Effects for Terazosin Hydrochloride 10mg Capsule

Depression Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
0.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
0.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
0.9-5.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Arthropathy Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lazy Eye Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.3-1.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.3-3.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
1.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.7-4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.7-3.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.9-5.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rhinitis Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
2.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
3.6-5.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
7.4-11.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
9.1-19.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
16.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Terazosin Hydrochloride 10mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Terazosin Hydrochloride 10mg Capsule(Terazosin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Terazosin Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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