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Cardura Dosage

Generic name: DOXAZOSIN MESYLATE 1mg
Dosage form: tablet

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Dosing Information

Following the initial dose and with each dose increase of CARDURA, monitor blood pressure for at least 6 hours following administration. If CARDURA administration is discontinued for several days, therapy should be restarted using the initial dosing regimen.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

The recommended initial dosage of CARDURA is 1 mg given once daily either in the morning or evening.

Depending on the individual patient's urodynamics and BPH symptomatology, the dose may be titrated at 1 to 2 week intervals to 2 mg, and thereafter to 4 mg and 8 mg once daily. The maximum recommended dose for BPH is 8 mg once daily.

Routinely monitor blood pressure in these patients.

Hypertension

The initial dosage of CARDURA is 1 mg given once daily. Daily dosage may be doubled up 16 mg once daily, as needed, to achieve the desired reduction in blood pressure.

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