Olyster 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:37 am

Olyster 5mg Tablet

Uses of Olyster 5mg Tablet

Olyster 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Side effects of Olyster 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Olyster 5mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Headache, Lethargy, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Arthralgia, Back Pain, Weight Gain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Olyster 5mg Tablet

Do not use Olyster 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Terazosin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Olyster 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Olyster 5mg Tablet works

Olyster 5mg Tablet contains – Terazosin

Terazosin blocks postsynaptic alpha1-adrenergic receptors in many tissues, including vascular smooth muscle, the bladder neck, and the prostate. This action promotes vasodilation, which reduces blood pressure and improves urine flow.

Dosage of Olyster 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Olyster 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Olyster 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Olyster 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- clonidine: Possibly decreased clonidine effects.

diuretics, other antihypertensives: Additive hypotensive effect.

dopamine: Risk of decreased terazosin effects and antagonized vasoconstrictive effect of dopamine in high doses.

epinephrine: Risk of decreased terazosin effects, possibly severe hypotension and tachycardia.

indomethacin, other NSAIDS: Altered terazosin effects related to sodium and fluid retention.

methoxamine, phenylephrine: Decreased vasopressor effects, and shortened duration of action of these drugs.

phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors, verapamil: Additive blood pressure-lowering effects and symptomatic hypotension.

sympathomimetics: Decreased terazosin effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.