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Minizide (Prazosin Hydrochloride / Polythiazide) - Summary

 
 



This fixed combination drug is not indicated for initial therapy of hypertension. Hypertension requires therapy titrated to the individual patient. If the fixed combination represents the dose so determined, its use may be more convenient in patient management. The treatment of hypertension is not static, but must be re-evaluated as conditions in each patient warrant.

 

MINIZIDE SUMMARY

MINIZIDE® CAPSULES
(prazosin hydrochloride/polythiazide)

MINIZIDE® is a combination of MINIPRESS® (prazosin hydrochloride) plus RENESE® (polythiazide). MINIPRESS (prazosin hydrochloride), a quinazoline derivative, is the first of that chemical class of antihypertensives.

MINIZIDE is indicated in the treatment of hypertension. (See box warning.)


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When someone gets diagnosed with hypertension, either early (before the age of 55) or later in life, can have important health ramifications.

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Using two simple blood tests, Western University researchers were able to drastically improve treatment for resistant hypertension across three sites in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.

Diabetes and hypertension: What is the relationship?
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.04.29]
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is linked to diabetes, and each condition can make the other worse. How can people reduce the associated risks?

Endocrine Society issues statement to improve detection of curable forms of hypertension
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
A new Scientific Statement issued by the Endocrine Society advises healthcare providers on ways to spot hormonal causes of high blood pressure that can be cured with surgery or treated effectively...

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