Cardura is commonly used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate and to lower high blood pressure. It works by relaxing the muscles of the prostate and bladder. At the same time, it relaxes the blood vessels in the body to help lower blood pressure. Cardura is available in tablet form and is typically taken once a day. Potential side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, and fatigue.

What Is Cardura?

Cardura® (doxazosin mesylate) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed for the following uses:
(Click What Is Cardura Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Side Effects of Cardura

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Cardura. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of Cardura include:
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness (fatigue) or a general ill feeling (malaise)
  • Sleepiness or drowsiness.
(Click Cardura Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects to look out for.)
You can also read about other possible side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
6 Things That Worsen or Cause ED

Cardura Medicine

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