What is Apresoline?
Apresoline is a vasodilator works by relaxing the muscles in blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). This shall lower blood pressure and allow blood to flow easily through veins and arteries.
How to take Apresoline?
Keep using this medicine as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure usually has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life.
What should be avoided while taking Apresoline?
Avoid getting up too fast from any sitting or lying position, or one might feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs affect Apresoline?
Diazoxide (an injectable blood pressure medication); or MAO inhibitor--isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others
What is an ideal dosage with Apresoline?
Start with 10 mg four times daily for the first 2-4 days, increase to 25 mg four times daily for the balance of the first week. For the second and subsequent weeks, increase dosage to 50 mg four times daily.