Sounds like 'ter-AY-zoe-sin'

Key points about terazosin

  • Terazosin is used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate, such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine (pee), weak urine flow and the need to urinate (pee) often or urgently (including during the middle of the night).
  • Terazosin is no longer available in New Zealand.
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August 2021: Notification that terazosin is no longer available in New Zealand.
Talk to your healthcare provider about your treatment options.


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