Fual

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Fual Information

Fual is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Enlarged Prostate.

The correct dosage of Fual depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Fual have been listed ahead. These side effects of Fual are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Fual has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Fual related warnings talks about Fual's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Fual is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Fual have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Fual may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to the above precautions for Fual, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



Fual Benefits & Uses

Fual is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Fual 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


Fual Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

Fual Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fual safe for pregnant women?


    Fual is safe for pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Fual safe during breastfeeding?


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

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


    Fual has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


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

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


    Fual is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Fual with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Fual Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Fual

  • Is this Fual habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Fual.

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


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Fual since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


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

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


    No, the use of Fual in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Fual Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fual


    Fual may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fual


    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


Frequently asked Questions about Fual

Question over 3 years ago

Does Fual help with ED (erectile dysfunction)?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Fual 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 Fual with metoprolol?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

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

Question almost 4 years ago

How long can I safely take Fual?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 3 years ago

Does Fual cause constipation?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Fual 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 Fual with ibuprofen?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

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



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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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