International Brand Name:
Cardura,Carduron, Cardura XL,Duracin
1. Postural hypotension
5. Dryness of mouth
6. Nasal congestion
8. Blurred vision
11. Orthostatic hypotension
12. Fluid retention
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
1. Renal impairment
2. Hepatic impairment
4. Started with low dose usually given at bed time
5. Prostate cancer
Clonidine: The anti-hypertensive effect of clonidine may be decreased.
Hypertension: Starts with 1mg at bed time, then gradually increase at 1week intervals to 2mg, 4mg and 8mg respectively based on patient`s response.
Maximum daily dose: 16mg.
Benign prostatic hypertrophy: Starts with 1mg at bed time, then gradually increase at 1week intervals up to 8mg/day.