Doxazosin is a member of the alpha blocker family of drugs. They work by blocking the hormone norepinephrine from the walls of blood vessels and the prostate. By relaxing blood vessels and the prostate gland they lower blood pressure and allow men with benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) to urinate normally. By treating high blood pressure (hypertension), Cardura protects against heart attacks, strokes, and kidney disease.
Dose of Doxazosin
Doxazosin is available in tablets. The usual dosage is 1 to 2mg per day but can go up as high as 16mg per day.
Common Side Effects:
- Shortness of breath
- Runny nose
- Abdominal pain
- Weight gain
- Low blood pressure
Cost of Doxazosin
The price of doxazosin (Cardura) ranges from $17.00 to $43.00 for a bottle of 90 tablets, strength 4mg, with a coupon. To find the least expensive pharmacy near you that sells Cardura, and to download a coupon, click here.
Where to Get a Prescription for Doxazosin
Doxazosin is a prescription drug which must be prescribed by a physician or other licensed prescriber. Did you know? QuickMD can refill your medications remotely through telemedicine and prescribe doxazosin online.