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Efzu

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Efzu

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Alfuzosin साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Efzu Information

Efzu Benefits & Uses

Efzu is used to treat the following -

Efzu 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.

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Ingredients of Efzu

Alfuzosin

Efzu Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Efzu 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)

Efzu Related Warnings

Is the use of Efzu safe for pregnant women?

Efzu is safe to take during pregnancy.

Safe

Is the use of Efzu safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study of side effects of Efzu for breastfeeding women, information on safety of Efzu is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Efzu on the Kidneys?

Efzu is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Efzu on the Liver?

Efzu can cause side effects that could harm the kidney. So medical advice before taking it is necessary.

Severe

What is the effect of Efzu on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Efzu on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Efzu with Other Drugs

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

Efzu Contraindications

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

  1. Cataract
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Efzu

Is this Efzu habit forming or addictive?

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

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

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Efzu since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Efzu.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Efzu Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Efzu

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Efzu to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Efzu

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

Mild

Efzu से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 6 months पहले

Can I take Efzu with ibuprofen?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

No, Efzu 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 Efzu and ibuprofen together at the same time.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Efzu?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

Take Efzu 1-2 times in a day or as advised by your doctor. It has to be taken with food because of the presence of food assists in the better absorption of this drug from the stomach. Precautions must be taken in patients with heart diseases, improper liver or kidney function.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Efzu cause hair loss?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS, General Physician

No, Efzu 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.

सवाल 10 months पहले

Does Efzu affect PSA (prostate specific antigen)?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Efzu 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.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Efzu?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS, General Physician

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

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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