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Therapeutic Index

Alfuzin Alfuzin Tablets

Composition

Alfuzin
Tablets
Each tablet contains Alfuzosin hydrochloride (extended release) 10mg

Indications
Alfuzosin is used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, enlarged prostate) such as frequent, urgent need to urinate during the day and at night, weak urine stream, and difficulty urinating. Alfuzosin is in a class of medications called alpha-1 blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck to allow urine to flow more easily.

Description
Alpha blocker drug ,relax the muscles in the prostrate gland and the neck of the bladder.This allows the urethra to open wider so that urine flows more easily.  

Contraindications
Alfuzosin should be used with caution in patients with severe renal insufficiency, and should not be prescribed to patients with a known history of QT prolongation or to patients who are taking medications known to prolong the QT interval (term related to cardiology). Alfuzosin should not be used in patients with moderate or severe hepatic insufficiency, (Childs-Pugh categories B and C) since alfuzosin blood levels are increased in these patients. Alfuzosin should not be co-administered with potent CYP3A4 inhibitors such as ketoconazole, itraconazole, and ritonavir, since alfuzosin blood levels are increased. Alfuzosin is contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitive to alfuzosin hydrochloride or any component of Alfuzosin tablets.

Side effects
The most common side effects are dizziness (due to postural hypotension), upper respiratory tract infection, headache, and fatigue.

Presentation:      10 tablets  
                                  MRP            Retailer           Stockiest
                                
79.50              63.60                  57.24


Alfuzin
    Blister pack of 10 capsules

 
 
 

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