Medication Safety Issues
Doxazosin may be confused with doxapram, doxepin, DOXOrubicin
Cardura may be confused with Cardene, Cordarone, Cordran, Coumadin, K-Dur, Ridaura
Beers Criteria: Doxazosin is identified in the Beers Criteria as a potentially inappropriate medication for hypertension in patients 65 years and older due to its high risk of orthostatic hypotension. Avoid use for hypertension treatment (alternative agents have superior risk-benefit profiles) (Beers Criteria [AGS 2019]).