Doxazosin vs Terazosin

Doxazosin
(Rx)
Terazosin
(Rx)
Doxazosin is a high blood pressure medication.
Terazosin is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.8
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,280 Discussions
1,231 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Doxazosin is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Terazosin is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dox
Tiredness
8
Dizziness
7
Headaches
6
Depression
4
Weakness
4
Nausea
3
Cough
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Discomfort
2
Hair Loss
2
Ter
Dizziness
9
Tiredness
5
UTI
5
Headaches
5
Depression
4
Weakness
4
Nightmares
3
Frequent Urination
3
Discomfort
3
Fainting
3
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Doxazosin
Dox
Terazosin
Ter
Tiredness
Dox
Ter
8
5
Dizziness
Dox
Ter
7
9
Headaches
Dox
Ter
6
5
Depression
Dox
Ter
4
4
Weakness
Dox
Ter
4
4
Nausea
Dox
Ter
3
0
Cough
Dox
Ter
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Dox
Ter
3
0
Discomfort
Dox
Ter
2
3
Hair Loss
Dox
Ter
2
0
Dizziness
Ter
Dox
9
7
Tiredness
Ter
Dox
5
8
UTI
Ter
Dox
5
0
Headaches
Ter
Dox
5
6
Depression
Ter
Dox
4
4
Weakness
Ter
Dox
4
4
Nightmares
Ter
Dox
3
0
Frequent Urination
Ter
Dox
3
0
Discomfort
Ter
Dox
3
2
Fainting
Ter
Dox
3
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Doxazosin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Terazosin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Doxazosin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Terazosin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg
Capsule: 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Doxazosin Mesylate
Terazosin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Doxazosin and Terazosin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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