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Afdura Tablet

Afdura Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
284.75*
MRP 335.00
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Afdura Tablet Description

Afdura Tablet is a combination medicine containing Dutasteride and Alfuzosin. It acts by causing smooth muscle relaxation in the bladder neck and prostate and improvement in urine flow. This medicine

is used for BPH in men with an enlarged prostate. Afdura Tablet not to be used in paediatric patients or women of childbearing potential and during pregnancy. This medicine can cause side effects like nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dry mouth, dizziness etc. Side effects are temporary and go away on their own, if side effects bother you or your condition doesn't improve over time then inform your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹284.75
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ContainsAlfuzosin(10.0 Mg) + Dutasteride(0.5 Mg)
UsesBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Side effectNausea, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dry mouth
TherapyDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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uses

Uses of Afdura Tablet

For the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
contraindications

Contraindications of Afdura Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Alfuzosin, Dutasteride or any of the ingredients of Afdura Tablet.
  • If you have a history of orthostatic hypotension.
  • If you are having any liver disease.
  • If you are a woman of childbearing potential and during pregnancy.
  • Afdura Tablet not to be used in paediatric patients.
  • It should not be co-administered with potent CYP3A4 inhibitors such as ketoconazole, itraconazole and ritonavir.
sideEffects

Side effects of Afdura Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Headache
  • Hypotension (postural)
  • Impotence
  • Altered (decreased) libido
  • Ejaculation disorders
  • Breast enlargement and tenderness (gynecomastia)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Afdura Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Afdura Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not be taken by any pregnant women in any case.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Afdura Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Afdura Tablet is contraindicated for nursing mothers.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Afdura Tablet?
A:
Limited information is available on the ability to drive, however, if you experience any side effects like vertigo, dizziness and asthenia, it is advised not to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Afdura Tablet?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, if you consume alcohol too often, discuss it with your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from low or high blood pressure.
  • You suffer from any eye disorder or planning to get eye surgery.
  • You suffer from heart diseases.
  • You have any fungal or viral infection.
  • You are taking medicines for lowering immunity.
  • You may experience problems in ejaculation, which will get back to normal once this medicine is stopped.
  • Afdura Tablet should not be given to women or children.
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Mode of Action of Afdura Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Alfuzosin works by causing the relaxation of smooth muscle in the bladder neck and prostate, resulting in an improvement in urine flow and a reduction in symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
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  • Dutasteride interferes with the formation of the hormone responsible for an enlarged prostate gland.
  • This combination has complementary mechanisms of action which improves the symptoms like the urinary flow and urinary retention related discomfort and also the need for surgery to remove the enlarged ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Afdura Tablet

  • Afdura Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with or after having your meal.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Afdura Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Afdura Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for heart disease, antifungal medicines and medicines for HIV.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Afdura Tablet

  • Store below 30°C in the original container.
  • Keep it out of reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Afdura Tablet

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • In case you have missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I reduce my water intake to relieve the frequent urge of urination?

A: Do not reduce your water intake. It is important to stay hydrated. Consult your doctor and take proper treatment for the increased urge to urinate.

Q: Is Afdura Tablet safe in elderly patients?

A: Yes, it can be used in older men. Please discuss with your doctor about any underlying disease condition, any medication you are taking or any known allergy to components of Afdura.
Product Details
Brand
AFDURA
Expires on or After
30/01/2025
Last Updated on: 22 Aug 2022 | 04:11 PM (IST)
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