Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL)
What is Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL) used for?
Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL) is an oral alpha-adrenergic blocker prescribed to relieve symptoms affecting men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia. The medication operates by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck to allow easier and more comfortable urination. This can reduce symptoms such as painful urination, inability to empty the bladder, or involuntary leakage of urine. Your physician may also prescribe this medication for other unlisted purposes, as well.
How should I use Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL)?
Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL) should always be used according to your physician's instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The typical dosage is one tablet administered once daily, but your individual instructions will be determined by your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a full glass of water and a meal to prevent nausea. It is not recommended to chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL)?
Some patients using Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are nausea, chest pain, faintness, discolored stools, jaundice, or a painful erection lasting longer than four hours. Inform your physician as soon as you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure any necessary adjustments are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further problems from occurring.
Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL) should not be used to treat patients lactose intolerant, have a history of faintness while urinating, a history of sudden drops in blood pressure, severely decreased liver function, or if you are taking any other alpha-blocker medications. Also inform your physician if you are taking blood pressure medication, allergic to other alpha-blocker medications, have a history of stroke, angina, heart failure, decreased liver function, or decreased kidney function. These conditions may require lower doses or reduced application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Alfusin 10 (Alfuzosin HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.