A doctor will review your order and write you a prescription, if appropriate. This prescription is then forwarded to a pharmacy. The pharmacy will have your medicine delivered to you within one to three working days. Read more about this process here.
What is Moxonidine?
Moxonidine is a blood pressure lowering medicine. The active substance is a so-called imidazoline receptor antagonist; A substance that relaxes the blood vessels. You can order Moxonidine online through the pharmacies that work with Dokteronline.com.
What is this medication used for?
Doctors prescribe Moxonidine for high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. This condition usually causes few complaints, but too high a blood pressure can be harmful to the blood vessels and the organs. As a result, for example, conditions such as a stroke, kidney damage or a heart attack may occur. Moxonidine affects the nerves that regulate the tension in the blood vessels. As a result, the vessels become wider and blood pressure decreases.
How to use Moxonidine?
Swallow the tablet without chewing. Take the tablet in the morning, with or without food. If you need to take multiple doses per day, divide them as much as possible during the day. Never stop taking the tablets, but gradually reduce their use.
The partner pharmacies offer Moxonidine available online in different strengths. A doctor determines which variant to use. Unless otherwise prescribed by a physician, the usual starting dosage is as follows:
- Adults and adolescents from 16 years of age: take 1 tablet at 0.2 mg once daily in the morning.
If this initial dose is not sufficient, a doctor may adjust the dose to a maximum of 0.6 mg per day (divided through the day). Moxonidine is not suitable for children under 16 years of age. Read the instructions before use.
If you are treated with Moxonidine, you may occasionally be affected by side effects, although this medicine is generally well tolerated. The side effects that may occur include:
- Dry mouth;
- Sleepiness, fatigue;
- Sleep Disorders;
- Gastrointestinal complaints (such as nausea, diarrhea, clogging);
- Skin rash, sometimes with itching;
An overview of all possible side effects can be found in the leaflet. If you suffer from any side effects, please talk to a doctor or a pharmacist.
When is it best not to use this medicine?
Moxonidine is not a suitable medicine for everyone. Do not use this medicine if you:
- are hypersensitive to the active substance moxonidine or any of the excipients used in the tablet;
- suffer or have suffered from a particular type of cardiac arrhythmias or heart disease (see leaflet);
If you have any other health problems, please talk to a doctor to know if you may use Moxonidine. In your order, please indicate if you use any other medicines. Moxonidine interacts with a number of medicines, including certain antidepressants and sleeping pills. A doctor knows which medication cannot be combined with Moxonidine.
Pregnancy / driving / alcohol
Unless a doctor advises otherwise, do not use Moxonidine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The side effects of Moxonidine (such as dizziness and sleepiness) may affect your ability to react. Do not take part in traffic as long as you suffer from these symptoms. Do not drink alcohol while you are being treated with Moxonidine: strong drink may exacerbate or provoke the side effects of this medicine.