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CARDURA® Dosage and Administration (doxazosin mesylate tablets)

2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 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.

2.2 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.

2.3 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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