Dosing Information

The dose of doxazosin your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Your age
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are currently taking
  • How you respond to the drug.
(Click Doxazosin Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Doxazosin

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with doxazosin. 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 include:
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness (fatigue) or a general ill feeling (malaise)
  • Sleepiness or drowsiness.
(Click Doxazosin Side Effects to learn more, including serious side effects to report to your healthcare provider.)
You can read about specific side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
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