Alfugress Tablet PR

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Alfugress Tablet PR

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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.

  1. Alfugress Benefits & Uses
  2. Alfugress Dosage & How to Take
  3. Alfugress Side Effects
  4. Alfugress Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Alfugress with Other Drugs
  6. Alfugress Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Alfugress
  8. Alfugress Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Alfugress Benefits & Uses

Alfugress is used to treat the following -

  1. Enlarged Prostate Primary

Alfugress Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Alfugress

Alfuzosin

Alfugress Side Effects

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

  1. Dizziness Mild
  2. Ejaculation disorder
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Infection
  6. Headache Mild
  7. Pharyngitis
  8. Sinus inflammation
  9. Constipation Moderate
  10. Abdominal Pain Mild
  11. Dyspepsia
  12. Erectile Dysfunction Moderate
  13. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)

Alfugress Related Warnings

Is the use of Alfugress safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Alfugress safely.

Safe

Is the use of Alfugress safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Alfugress on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Alfugress will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Alfugress on the Kidneys?

Alfugress has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Alfugress on the Liver?

Use of Alfugress may be dangerous for the liver. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Alfugress on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Alfugress on the heart have been reported.

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 -

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 -

  1. Cataract
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Alfugress

Is this Alfugress habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Alfugress.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Alfugress does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Alfugress is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Alfugress is not used to treat 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

Taking [medicine] and alcohol at the same time may lead to mild side effects. Contact your doctor right away if you observe any side effects.

Mild

Alfugress FAQs

Question over 1 year 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 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Alfugress?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Take Alfugress as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed by your doctor to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Alfugress work?

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

Alfugress 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 Alfugress provides relief from the symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Alfugress safe to use?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alfugress is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as fatigue, abdominal pain, and dizziness. If you experience above-mentioned side after consuming this drug then inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Alfugress?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Alfugress is a brand name of alfuzosin and it is available in the form of a tablet. It belongs to the class of drug known as alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists. It is a prescription drug used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (enlargement of the prostate gland) that causes difficulty in urination. 

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Uroxatral® (alfuzosin HCL)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 142
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 123-124
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