Cardura is also used for the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure along with other drugs like diuretics.
You may take Cardura with or without a meal. Take exactly as instructed by your doctor.
Cardura should be taken regularly. So try and not miss any doses. However, if you do miss a dose, then take it as soon as you remember and then space out your remaining doses accordingly. Do not take a double dose ever.
Store it away from light, heat and moisture. Keep it out of the reach of children.
The most likely symptom of an overdose is low blood pressure and related conditions like severe headache and drowsiness. Seek medical attention immediately if you suspect an overdose.
Cardura can make you feel light headed especially when you start taking the medication. If you feel so, then you must avoid driving or performing any other potentially dangerous tasks until you know how to react to the drug.
Tell your health care provider if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have prostate cancer, low blood pressure, kidney problems, or liver disorders.
Some medicines may interact with Cardura . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any of the following medicines.
Cimetidine or verapamil because side effects such as dizziness and lightheadedness may occur.
Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (eg, vardenafil) because severe low blood pressure may occur.