Zyalfa

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  • Manufactured by: Zydus Cadila
  • Contains / Salt: Alfuzosin (10 mg)

Zyalfa Information

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

The correct dosage of Zyalfa depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Zyalfa can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Zyalfa are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

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

Zyalfa can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Zyalfa in conditions like Liver Disease. Other contraindications of Zyalfa have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Additionally, Zyalfa may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Zyalfa is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Zyalfa Benefits & Uses

Zyalfa is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Zyalfa 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


Zyalfa Side Effects

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

Moderate

Mild

Zyalfa Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Zyalfa safe for pregnant women?


    There are no side effects of Zyalfa in pregnant women.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Zyalfa safe during breastfeeding?


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

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


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

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


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

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


    Zyalfa is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Zyalfa with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Zyalfa Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Zyalfa

  • Is this Zyalfa habit forming or addictive?


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

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


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

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Zyalfa 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 Zyalfa for mental disorders.

    No

Zyalfa Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Zyalfa


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

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Zyalfa


    Chances of side effects of drinking alcohol while taking Zyalfa are low. If you feel any adverse effects, please seek medical advice as soon as possible.

    Mild


Frequently asked Questions about Zyalfa

Question almost 4 years ago

Can I take Zyalfa without consulting a doctor?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

No, Zyalfa is a prescription drug, so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question about 4 years ago

How does Zyalfa work?

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

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

Question over 3 years ago

Can Zyalfa cause weight gain?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

No, Zyalfa 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 3 years ago

Can Zyalfa cause heart palpitations?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Zyalfa does not cause heart palpitations. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing heart palpitations after taking this drug then it might be due to some other medical condition and you are advised to discuss it with your doctor.

Question almost 4 years ago

How to take Zyalfa?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Take Zyalfa 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.



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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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