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Alfusin D Tablet 15

Alfusin D Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 371.00

    Uses :

    Alfuzosin is used to treat the symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia (enlarged prostate gland) and voiding difficulties. Dutasteride is used to treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).It helps to reduce the risk of urinary blockage.

    Mode of drug action


    Alfuzosin is an alpha-adrenergic blocking agent. It acts by inhibiting adrenoreceptors which lead to relaxation of smooth muscle in the bladder that relieves symptoms of benign prostate hyperplasia and facilitates urine flow. Dutasteride belongs to the class of drugs known as 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It works by blocking the production of dihydrotestosterone that enlarges the prostate.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of alfuzosin are constipation, sexual dysfunction, dizziness, fatigue, headache, heartburn, nasal congestion, sore throat, chills, fever, abdominal pain, and nausea. The common side effects of dutasteride are nipple discharge, breast lump, difficulty in swallowing shortness of breath, skin peeling, facial swelling, throat swelling, ejaculation disorder, and decreased libido.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Patients suffering from moderate to severe liver diseases should not take Alfusin D tablet.

    • The concomitant use of Alfusin D drug with alpha blockers, antifungal, and HIV drugs is not recommended.

    • Do not consume alcohol while taking Alfusin D medicine, as it increases the risks of Alfusin D side effects.

    • Alfusin D drug may cause dizziness and lightheadedness, so avoid performing heavy tasks that need mental alertness.

    • Do not use Alfusin D tablet in the conditions such as low blood levels, kidney problems, cancers, and other prostate gland problems.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am scheduled for cataract surgery. Can I use alfuzosin drug? No, do not use alfuzosin drug if there is any surgery scheduled.

    2. I am on hypertensive drugs. Can I take alfuzosin tablet? No, do not take alfuzosin along with hypertensive drugs.

    3. Does alfuzosin cause chest pain? Yes, alfuzosin may cause chest pain.

    4. What is the recommended alfuzosin dosage for elderly? Doctor suggests you the required alfuzosin dosage depending on your health condition. Consult doctor taking the drug

    5. Can I take fruit extract (palmetto) to treat prostate enlargement along with alfuzosin tablet? Yes, you can take palmetto fruit extract along with alfuzosin tablet. Dutasteride

    1. Is dutasteride similar as finasteride? Both the drugs belong to the same class and show similar action, but their effect may vary upon the individual response.

    2. What are the storage conditions for dutasteride? Dutasteride should be stored in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

    3. Can I chew the drug? No. You need to swallow the drug rather than chewing it.

    4. Can I take dutasteride during pregnancy? No, it is not preferred for pregnant women as it harms the unborn baby.

    5. Can an alcoholic use dutasteride? Before taking dutasteride, seek your doctor’s advice if you are an alcoholic. You need to limit the intake of alcoholic beverages.

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