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Can prazosin cause diarrhea?

Can prazosin cause diarrhea?

Headache, drowsiness, tiredness, weakness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Can prazosin cause stomach problems?

Gastrointestinal: vomiting, diarrhea, constipation.

What are the most common side effects of prazosin?

Some of the common side effects of prazosin are the following: dizziness (10%), headache (8%), drowsiness (8%), lack of energy (7%), weakness (7%), palpitations (5%) and nausea (5%).

When should you not take prazosin?

Before taking prazosin

  1. If you ever feel dizzy or faint when you stand up, or if you have ever fainted after passing urine.
  2. If you need to have cataract eye surgery.
  3. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  4. If you have any problems with the way your liver works, or any problems with the way your kidneys work.

Do side effects of prazosin go away?

Some side effects of prazosin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Does prazosin cause eye problems?

For people with eye problems: Prazosin can cause blurry vision and eye pain. If you already have eye problems such as cataracts and need surgery, prazosin may increase your risk for serious complications during eye surgery.

How long does it take for prazosin to kick in for sleep?

You might see some improvement in PTSD sleep-related problems in as little as five days, but it usually takes one to two weeks. When stopping prazosin, nightmares can return in as little as two days, but they can usually be resolved by taking the medication again.