Alfugress

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Alfugress Information

    Alfugress, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Enlarged Prostate.

    The right dosage of Alfugress depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Alfugress have been listed ahead. These side effects of Alfugress are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Alfugress is Safe for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Alfugress related warnings talks about Alfugress's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Alfugress is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Alfugress have been discussed in the sections ahead.

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

    You should also be aware that Alfugress is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Alfugress Benefits & Uses

    Alfugress is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Alfugress 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


    Alfugress Side Effects

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    Alfugress Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Alfugress safe for pregnant women?


      Alfugress is safe to take during pregnancy.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Alfugress safe during breastfeeding?


      In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Alfugress in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Alfugress is unavailable.

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


      Alfugress rarely harms the kidneys.

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


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

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


      Alfugress has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Alfugress with Other Drugs

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

    Severe



    Alfugress Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Alfugress

    • Is this Alfugress habit forming or addictive?


      No, there is no any evidence that Alfugress is addictive.

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


      Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Alfugress as it does not make you drowsy.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Alfugress is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Alfugress for mental disorders.

      No

    Alfugress Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Alfugress


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

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Alfugress


      Side effects of drinking alcohol and taking Alfugress at the same time are rare and minor. However, if you face any side effects, talk to your doctor immediately.

      Mild


    Frequently asked Questions about Alfugress

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can Alfugress cause heart palpitations?

    Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfugress 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.

    Question about 3 years ago

    Can I take Alfugress with amlodipine?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    No, Alfugress and amlodipine should not be taken together because amlodipine is an antihypertensive drug which lowers the blood pressure and Alfugress might also lower the blood pressure. Therefore, you are advised to avoid taking Alfugress and amlodipine together.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Alfugress without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

    No, Alfugress is a prescription drug, so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Alfugress help with ED (erectile dysfunction)?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Alfugress might help with ED (erectile dysfunction) in patients who are already suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). It has been found to be effective in improving the sexual function among these patients.

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Can I take Alfugress with metoprolol?

    Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

    No, Alfugress and metoprolol should not be taken together because metoprolol is an antihypertensive drug which lowers the blood pressure and Alfugress might also lower the blood pressure. Hence, you are advised to avoid taking Alfugress and metoprolol together.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

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    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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