Each tablet contains
Alfuzosin hydrochloride (extended release) 10mg
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.
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
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
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.
common side effects are dizziness (due to postural
hypotension), upper respiratory tract infection,
headache, and fatigue.
Blister pack of 10 capsules