Alfusin Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Alfuzosin (10 mg)
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    Alfusin Information

    Alfusin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Enlarged Prostate.

    The correct dosage of Alfusin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Alfusin can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Alfusin are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Alfusin's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. In addition, Alfusin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Alfusin related warnings section.

    Alfusin can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Alfusin in conditions like Liver Disease. Other contraindications of Alfusin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Alfusin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Alfusin is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Alfusin Benefits & Uses

    Alfusin is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Alfusin Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Enlarged Prostate
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Enlarged Prostate
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Alfusin Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Alfusin safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Alfusin in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Alfusin safe during breastfeeding?


      No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Alfusin on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Alfusin will cause side effects or not.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Alfusin on the Kidneys?


      Alfusin rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Alfusin on the Liver?


      Use of Alfusin may be dangerous for the liver. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Alfusin on the Heart?


      Very few cases of side effects of Alfusin on the heart have been reported.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Alfusin with Other Drugs

    Alfusin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe



    Alfusin Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alfusin unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Alfusin

    • Is this Alfusin habit forming or addictive?


      Alfusin is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Alfusin does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Alfusin is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Alfusin in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Alfusin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Alfusin


      Taking Alfusin with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Alfusin


      Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Alfusin

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Alfusin with metoprolol?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    No, Alfusin and metoprolol should not be taken together because metoprolol is an antihypertensive drug which lowers the blood pressure and Alfusin might also lower the blood pressure. Hence, you are advised to avoid taking Alfusin and metoprolol together.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How long can I safely take Alfusin?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Take Alfusin as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Alfusin a diuretic?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    No, Alfusin is not a diuretic. It contains alfuzosin which belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists that are used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can Alfusin cause incontinence?

    Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

    No, Alfusin does not cause incontinence. In fact Alfusin provides relief from urinary incontinence due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. 

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Alfusin shrink the prostate?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfusin does not shrink the prostate. It works by causing relaxation of the smooth muscles that are present in the bladder neck and prostate. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Uroxatral® (alfuzosin HCL)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 142

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 123-124



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