Alfuzosin + Dutasteride

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

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Benefits & Uses

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride is used to treat the following -

  1. प्रोस्टेट बढ़ना
  2. एलोपेसिया

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride

Alfuzosin
Dutasteride

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Alfuzosin + Dutasteride 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)
  14. Decreased libido
  15. Decreased semen volume
  16. Impotence
  17. Depressed mood
  18. Angioedema Severe
  19. Rash
  20. Urticaria
  21. Chest Pain Severe
  22. Swollen lips

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Related Warnings

Is the use of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride safe for pregnant women?

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Is the use of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Alfuzosin + Dutasteride may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Alfuzosin + Dutasteride should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

What is the effect of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride on the Kidneys?

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride does not damage the kidneys.

What is the effect of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride on the Liver?

You may experience side effects on your liver after taking Alfuzosin + Dutasteride. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

What is the effect of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride for the heart.

Severe Interaction of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride with Other Drugs

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

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Contraindications

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

  1. Cataract
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Drug Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Alfuzosin + Dutasteride

Is this Alfuzosin + Dutasteride habit forming or addictive?

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride is not addictive in nature.

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

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

Is it safe?

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride should be used only after doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Alfuzosin + Dutasteride in mental disorders is not effective.

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Alfuzosin + Dutasteride

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Alfuzosin + Dutasteride and food will interact.

Interaction between Alcohol and Alfuzosin + Dutasteride

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Alfuzosin + Dutasteride.

Alfuzosin + Dutasteride FAQs

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take Alfuzosin + Dutasteride with amlodipine?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Alfuzosin + Dutasteride shrink the prostate?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

No, Alfuzosin + Dutasteride does not shrink the prostate. It works by causing relaxation of the smooth muscles that are present in the bladder neck and prostate. 

Question over 1 year ago

Can Alfuzosin + Dutasteride cause weight gain?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No, Alfuzosin + Dutasteride does not cause weight gain. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing any unusual weight gain after taking this drug, then it might be due to some other reason. 

Question over 1 year ago

Is Alfuzosin + Dutasteride a diuretic?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No, Alfuzosin + Dutasteride is not a diuretic. It contains alfuzosin which belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists that are used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Question over 1 year ago

Does Alfuzosin + Dutasteride affect PSA (prostate specific antigen)?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Alfuzosin + Dutasteride may affect the results of PSA (prostate specific antigen) which is used to diagnosis of prostate cancer. You are advised to tell your doctor if you are already taking this drug and being tested for prostate cancer.

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

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