FAQs ABOUT MINIPRESS XL 5MG
How MINIPRESS XL 5MG works on my body?
MINIPRESS XL 5MG reduces the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can pass smoothly without any obstruction. It reduces the chances of heart failure by acting on the main blood vessel, thus allowing the heart to pump blood productively. It treats Raynauds disease (painful cold fingers) by relaxing the blood vessels so that blood can reach the fingers and promotes circulation thereby prevents fingers being cold and stiff. MINIPRESS XL 5MG also treats prostatic hyperplasia (mild enlargement of prostate gland) by relaxing the muscles of bladder and prostate gland and thus enhance the urine passage easily.
Is MINIPRESS XL 5MG safe to use in children?
No, MINIPRESS XL 5MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 12 years of age) due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Consult your doctor for suggestion before taking MINIPRESS XL 5MG.
How to take MINIPRESS XL 5MG?
Take MINIPRESS XL 5MG as advised by your physician. Swallow MINIPRESS XL 5MG with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the exact dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and state of your disease. You are advised to consume this medicine before or after food. This medicine in some cases can cause light-headedness, weakness especially when you are standing up and can occasionally cause fainting. You are advised to lie down till you feel better if you feel any of these symptoms.
Can I take MINIPRESS XL 5MG if I have any kidney problems?
MINIPRESS XL 5MG should be used with caution among patients having kidney problems. Your doctor may adjust the dose or choose another alternative medicine depending upon the kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Will the use of MINIPRESS XL 5MG affect my sex life?
Yes. MINIPRESS XL 5MG may affect the sexual life of men. It decreases the sexual desire in men and cause difficulty or inability in achieving erection of the penis. It can also cause breast enlargement in men. If you experience such problems, contact your doctor immediately.
Can I take a higher dose of MINIPRESS XL 5MG?
No. Do not take a higher dose of MINIPRESS XL 5MG than recommended by your doctor. Taking a higher dose of MINIPRESS XL 5MG without consulting a doctor can increase the risk of toxicity and can lead to side effects. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for a suitable higher dose. Never consume a higher dose MINIPRESS XL 5MG without proper medical supervision.
Is MINIPRESS XL 5MG a sleeping pill?
No, MINIPRESS XL 5MG is not used as a sleeping pill. But at the same time, it may cause uncommon and rare side effect such as sleeping difficulties and a sleeping disorder called narcolepsy causing increased tendency to fall asleep. Consult your doctor immediately if you are experiencing any sleeping problems.
Can MINIPRESS XL 5MG make me feel high?
No, MINIPRESS XL 5MG does not make you addictive or cause extreme feelings. Most common psychiatric symptoms caused by this medicine are nervousness and depression. Consult your doctor immediately if you feel these symptoms bothers you.
Is MINIPRESS XL 5MG safe to use in pregnancy?
MINIPRESS XL 5MG should be used with caution among pregnant women or women who are planning to become pregnant. Consult your doctor before taking it.
How long should I use MINIPRESS XL 5MG?
You are recommended to use MINIPRESS XL 5MG until your doctor suggests you stop the medication as per the suggested course and duration. Do not stop the medication without the instructions of the doctor as it may lead to serious problems.