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Alfusin 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Alfusin 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
253.87*
MRP 298.67
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Alfusin 10 MG Description

Alfusin Tablet improves the symptoms related to enlargement of the prostate gland in males. It is also used in case of retention of urine by relaxing the muscles of the bladder. It contains alfuzosin

as it's active ingredient. 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 with blood pressure lowering medicines. Do not stand up or sit up quickly from a lying or sitting position if you are on this medicine as it may cause dizziness and fainting. Tell your doctor if you are having heart, kidney or liver problems or you are undergoing any surgery specially related to eyes.

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Product Summary

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ContainsAlfuzosin(10.0 Mg)
TherapyDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
molecules
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uses

Uses of Alfusin 10 MG

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

Contraindications of Alfusin 10 MG

  • If you have a history of allergy (rashes, breathing problem, swelling of lips and tongue) to any of the content of this 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 Alfusin 10 MG

  • Dizziness,
  • headache,
  • Painful erection
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Irregular heart beats
  • Drowsiness,
  • Diarrhoea,
  • Dry mouth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Alfusin 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Alfusin Tablet?
A:
This medicine causes 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 Alfusin Tablet?
A:
Chances of drowsiness increase if you take it with alcohol. In the long term this medicine also disturbs liver functioning so it is advisable to avoid use of alcohol along with this medicine.
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 Alfusin 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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  • Alfusin 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 Alfusin 10 MG

  • Alfusin 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 Alfusin 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Alfusin 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 Alfusin 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 Alfusin 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 Alfusin 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 Alfusin 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
doctor

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 is Alfusin Tablet used for?

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

Q: How long Alfusin Tablet 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 Alfusin Tablet both the same?

A: Urimax tablet contains a medicine known as tamsulosin while tablet Alfusin 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 this medicine?

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.
Product Details
Brand
ALFUSIN
Expires on or After
30/05/2024

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Last Updated on: 24 Apr 2021 | 05:46 PM (IST)
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