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Alfoo 10mg Tablets 10`S

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 625.25
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Alfoo Er 10 MG Description

Alfoo tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of enlarged prostate in males also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia. It contains alfuzosin as its active ingredient. It helps improve symptoms s

uch as painful urination, difficulty in passing urine and urinary frequency and urgency. Alfoo tablet works by relaxing the muscles of the bladder and prostate gland. Before taking this medicine let your doctor know your complete medical and medication history. Do not take this medicine if you are having a history of allergy to alfuzosin or any other ingredients of this medicine, liver, kidney problems and blood pressure-lowering medicines. This medicine should be taken after a meal, do not take on an empty stomach.

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Offer Price₹531.46
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ContainsAlfuzosin(10.0 Mg)
UsesBPH & urinary retention
Side effectsDizziness, headache, drowsiness, fainting
TherapyDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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uses

Uses of Alfoo Er 10 MG

Alfoo tablet is used to treat the symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia and acute urinary retention.
contraindications

Contraindications of Alfoo Er 10 MG

  • If you have a history of allergy (rashes, breathing problem, swelling of lips and tongue) to any of the content of Alfoo tablet medicine.
  • If you are taking medicines like doxazosin, indoramin, prazosin, terazosin tamsulosin, or phenoxybenzamine.
  • If you feel dizzy, light-headed or faint when you stand or sit up quickly from sitting or lying position, because of drop in blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension).
  • If you have liver problems
sideEffects

Side effects of Alfoo Er 10 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Fainting
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alfoo Er 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Alfoo tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Alfoo tablet is meant to be used only by males.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Alfoo tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Alfoo tablet is meant to be used only in males.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Alfoo tablet?
A:
Alfoo tablet may cause dizziness and drowsiness, so don’t get involved in any activity which requires concentration like driving or using heavy machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Alfoo tablet?
A:
There is no direct interaction between alcohol and Alfoo tablet. Inform your doctor if you have a regular habit of drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart problems (like pumping problems or abnormal heart beats or rhythm).
  • Your doctor may ask you to regular monitor your blood pressure during this treatment.
  • You have any kidney problems (as it may aggravate the side effects of this medicine)
  • You are taking other medicine to decreases the blood pressure as it may produce postural hypotension.
  • You are over the age of 65 (as the chances of postural hypotension and related side effects increases).
  • You have a history of painful erections of the penis, unrelated to sexual activity.
  • You experience during the treatment visit your doctor as early as possible as it may damage the penile tissue and produce permanent loss of potency.
  • You are undergoing any surgery specially related to eye. You have chest pain or history of it.
  • This medicine should not be used in paediatric population.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Alfoo Er 10 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a non-cancerous condition where the prostate gland enlarges. So it presses the urethra (urine tube) and produces disturbances in the urine out flow. Thus the patient pr...
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  • Alfoo tablet relaxes the muscles of the bladder and thus improves the urine outflow, so the symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia and acute urine retention improves.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Alfoo Er 10 MG

  • Alfoo tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken immediately after having your meal.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
interactions

Interactions of Alfoo Er 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alfoo tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Concomitant use of medicines like doxazosin, indoramin, prazosin, terazosin with this medicine can result in increased side effects.
  • Medicines to treat high blood pressure should not be used together as you may get symptoms like dizziness, weakness, sweating.
  • Any medicine for heart problems like for chest pain (angina)
  • Medicines for fungal infections like itraconazole, ketoconazole should not be used together with this medicine as they increases the side effects of Alfoo tablet
  • Concomitant use of medicines to treat HIV infections like ritonavir increases the side effects of this medicine.
  • Concomitant use of medicines to treat bacterial infections like clarithromycin, telithromycin increases the side effects of Alfoo tablet.
  • Medicines to treat brain diseases like nefazodone when used together with this medicine can alter the effect of the medicine.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Alfoo Er 10 MG

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date.
  • Store below 30°C in the original package.
dosage

Dosage of Alfoo Er 10 MG

Overdose

Take this medicine in a dose exactly prescribed by your doctor. Overdose may increase the side effects of medicine. If you think you have taken more than required, contact your doctor immediately. In ...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are Alfoo 10 mg tablet uses?

A: Alfoo tablet is used to treat the symptoms related to the enlargement of prostate gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and retention of urine.

Q: How long tab Alfoo 10 mg can be taken?

A: Always take this tablet in the correct dose and for the exact duration as prescribed by your doctor. You may need to take the medicine for a longer period.

Q: Are tablets Urimax and Alfoo tablet both the same?

A: Urimax tablet contains a medicine known as tamsulosin while tablet Alfoo tablet contains alfuzosin. Both medicines are used to improve the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Do not self-medicate or substitute them. Always take a doctor's advice before taking it.

Q: Can I experience dizziness after taking Alfoo 10 mg tablet?

A: Yes, you may feel dizzy or faint on suddenly standing from a sitting or lying position. This is known as postural hypotension. This occurs because of a sudden drop in blood pressure. So slowly get up from the lying or sitting position to avoid it. If u feel down for some time and once you feel normal visit your doctor. Your doctor may decrease the dose of medicine.

Q: What are the contents present in Alfoo tablet?

A: The content present in the Alfoo tablet is alfuzosin as its active ingredient.

Q: How long Alfoo 10 can be taken?

A: You should take the Alfoo for as long as a doctor has prescribed you. It is usually prescribed for a long duration like several weeks, depending upon the underlying condition. If you do not feel any improvement in symptoms, inform the doctor. But do not take it endlessly on your own.

Q: What are the side effects of Alfoo 500?

A: Dizziness, headache, weakness, fainting, vomiting are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: What is the dose of Alfoo?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ALFOO
Expires on or After
25/02/2023
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 01:45 AM (IST)
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