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EMZOSIN 10MG TABLET

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Composition for EMZOSIN

Alfuzosin(10mg)

food interaction for EMZOSIN

alcohol interaction for EMZOSIN

pregnancy interaction for EMZOSIN

lactation interaction for EMZOSIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Emzosin 10mg tablet with food.
Taking alfuzosin with alcohol can lower your blood pressure. This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
UNSAFE
Emzosin 10mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EMZOSIN

Alfuzosin(10mg)

Uses

Emzosin 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

How it works

Emzosin 10mg tablet works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Nausea, Constipation, Cough, Decreased sexual function, Fatigue, Dizziness, Headache, Heartburn, Running nose, Nasal congestion, Sore throat, Chills, Fever

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Expert advice for EMZOSIN

  • Alfuzosin tablets should be swallowed whole just before bedtime.
  • Do not take alfuzosin while driving as it may cause dizziness or fainting.
  • If you are undergoing cataract surgery, inform your doctor before surgery that you are using or have previously used alfuzosin.
  • If you suffer from drop in blood pressure when getting up from lying position, don’t get up until the symptoms disappear.
  • Alfuzosin may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting, especially when you get up too quickly from a lying position. This is more common when you first start taking alfuzosin. To avoid this problem, get out of bed slowly, resting your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up

Frequently asked questions for EMZOSIN

Alfuzosin

Q.Is alfuzosin/Uroxatral a diuretic, blood thinner, beta blocker, alpha blocker or antibiotic?
Alfuzosin belongs to group of medicines called alpha-blockers. Alfuzosin is not a diuretic, not a blood thinner, is not a beta-blocker, not an antibiotic

Q.Is alfuzosin safe?
Alfuzosin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is alfuzosin better than tamsulosin?
Alfuzosin and tamsulosin belong to same category of drugs and are equally effective and safe in treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is alfuzosin generic?
Yes, alfuzosin is a generic drug marketed under brand names like Uroxatral, Afdura, Alfoo, Alfusin, Alfanage, Alfupro, etc

Q.Is alfuzosin gluten free or contain sulfa?
Yes alfuzosin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. It does not contain sulfa

Q.Can I take saw palmetto (fruit extract used to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate) with alfuzosin?
Yes, saw palmetto and alfuzosin can be taken together. Please consult your doctor before use

Q.Does alfuzosin cause constipation, weight gain, hair loss, retrograde ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, or fluctuations in blood pressure?
Alfuzosin may cause constipation, low blood pressure, or retrograde ejaculation. It does not cause weight gain and hair loss when taken as prescribed. Alfuzosin may rarely cause prolonged erection, if it goes untreated, can result in erectile dysfunction

Q.Does alfuzosin lower prostate specific antigen?
Alfuzosin can lower the prostate specific antigen. However the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 09 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)