Alfoo

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Alfoo Information

    Alfoo is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Enlarged Prostate.

    The right dosage of Alfoo depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Alfoo have been listed ahead. These side effects of Alfoo are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Alfoo has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Alfoo's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Alfoo is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Alfoo are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug reaction of Alfoo with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Alfoo is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Alfoo Benefits & Uses

    Alfoo is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Alfoo Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Enlarged Prostate
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Enlarged Prostate
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Alfoo Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alfoo is used -

    Moderate

    Mild

    Alfoo Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Alfoo safe for pregnant women?


      Pregnant women can take Alfoo without worrying about any side effects.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Alfoo safe during breastfeeding?


      Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Alfoo for breastfeeding women are not known.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Alfoo on the Kidneys?


      Alfoo may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Alfoo on the Liver?


      Effects of Alfoo on the liver can be severe. It is not safe for use without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Alfoo on the Heart?


      Side effects of Alfoo rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Alfoo with Other Drugs

    Alfoo should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe



    Alfoo Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Alfoo unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Alfoo

    • Is this Alfoo habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Alfoo.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Alfoo will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Alfoo only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Alfoo for mental disorders.

      No

    Alfoo Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Alfoo


      When consumed with certain foods, Alfoo may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Alfoo


      Chances of side effects of drinking alcohol while taking Alfoo are low. If you feel any adverse effects, please seek medical advice as soon as possible.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Alfoo

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Does Alfoo cause hair loss?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfoo does not cause hair loss (alopecia). It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing excessive hair loss after taking this drug then it might be due to some other reason.

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Alfoo work?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Alfoo contains alfuzosin which works by relaxing the smooth muscles which are present in the bladder neck and prostate. This relaxation results in improvement in the urine flow which make it easy to urinate. In this way Alfoo provides relief from the symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Alfoo cause constipation?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Yes, Alfoo might cause constipation. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind constipation is unknown. If you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then try to take laxative such as Isabgol and eat less spicy highly fibrous food.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Can I take Alfoo with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfoo and ibuprofen should not be taken together at the same time because ibuprofen decreases the effects of alfuzosin by interfering in its working mechanism. Hence you are advised to avoid taking Alfoo and ibuprofen together at the same time.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can Alfoo cause heart palpitations?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfoo does not cause heart palpitations. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing heart palpitations after taking this drug then it might be due to some other medical condition and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Uroxatral® (alfuzosin HCL)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 142

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 123-124



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