ALFUSIN 10 mg 15 `Tablets

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

CIPLA LTD


Drug classification: 

Alpha Adrenoreceptor Antagonists

 

What is this used for:

  • Difficulty urinating 
  • Painful urination
  • Frequent urination
  • Inability to urinate


When to not take this medicine:

  • Allergic to alfuzosin
  • Any other medications
  • Any of the ingredients in alfuzosin

 

How should I take the medicine:

 

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine helps the prostate and bladder muscles to relax, allowing urine to flow more easily.

 

Side effects

  • Light-headed feeling (rare)
  • Chest pain (rare)
  • Loss of appetite (common)
  • Penis erection being painful (rare)
  • Dizziness (less common)
  • Headache (less common)
  • Feeling tired (less common)


Pregnancy warning: Not applicable 

 

Lactation warning: Not applicable 

 

Renal dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

 

  • Flomax - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, may cause blood pressure to fall excessively and heart rate to increase If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, headache, flushing, nasal congestion, heart palpitation then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

  • Viagra- Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, they can lower your blood pressure. If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, headache, flushing then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Aspirin- No interactions

No interactions were found between alfuzosin and Aspirin. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your doctor for more information. 


  • Vitamin-D3 - No interactions

No interactions were found between alfuzosin and Vitamin D3. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your doctor for more information.


Arsenic Trioxide - Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together it can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, headache,then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions:

NA

 

Expert Advice:

 

  1. Food instruction: Take after a meal.
  2. Report any side effects like nausea, vomiting, etc.experienced immediately to the doctor.
  3. Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how alfuzosin will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

 

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed
  • Keep out of reach of children. 
  • Store it at room temperature and away from light and excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom).


References:

Drugs H. Alfuzosin: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 8 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a604002.html#storage-conditions


Alfuzosin - DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 8 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00346


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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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