Xelflo

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Xelflo Information

Xelflo is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Enlarged Prostate are some of its major therapeutic uses.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Xelflo. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Xelflo side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Xelflo go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Xelflo has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Unknown effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Xelflo's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Xelflo related warnings section.

Xelflo is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Xelflo contraindications section.

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

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



Xelflo Benefits & Uses

Xelflo is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Xelflo 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


Xelflo Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

Xelflo Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Xelflo safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Xelflo safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Xelflo safe during breastfeeding?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Xelflo in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

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


    Very few cases of side effects of Xelflo on kidney have been reported.

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


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

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


    Xelflo may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Xelflo with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Xelflo Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Xelflo

  • Is this Xelflo habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Xelflo has not been reported.

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


    Xelflo will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


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

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


    There is no benefit of taking Xelflo for mental disorders.

    No

Xelflo Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Xelflo


    Some foods when eaten with Xelflo can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Xelflo


    Drinking alcohol while taking Xelflo may lead to slight side effects. If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Xelflo

Question about 3 years ago

Can I take Xelflo with amlodipine?

Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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

Question about 4 years ago

What is Xelflo?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

Xelflo 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. 

Question over 3 years ago

Can Xelflo cause incontinence?

Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

No, Xelflo does not cause incontinence. In fact Xelflo provides relief from urinary incontinence due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. 

Question over 3 years ago

Does Xelflo help with ED (erectile dysfunction)?

Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Xelflo 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 about 3 years ago

Can I take Xelflo with ibuprofen?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS , General Physician

No, Xelflo 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 Xelflo 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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