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FLOTRAL D 10 MG/0.5 MG KIT

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Composition for FLOTRAL D

Alfuzosin(10 mg),Dutasteride(0.5 mg)

food interaction for FLOTRAL D

alcohol interaction for FLOTRAL D

pregnancy interaction for FLOTRAL D

lactation interaction for FLOTRAL D

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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
Flotral d 10 mg/0.5 mg kit is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for FLOTRAL D

Alfuzosin(10 mg)

Uses

Alfuzosin is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

How it works

Alfuzosin 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
Dutasteride(0.5 mg)

Uses

Dutasteride is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

How it works

Dutasteride blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine. Dutasteride is can also be used in hair loss to stimulate hair growth.

Common side effects

Nipple discharge, Allergic reaction, Swelling of tongue, Breast enlargement, Breast lump, Breast pain, Decreased libido, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Ejaculation disorder, Impotence, Skin peeling, Facial swelling, Throat swelling

Common Dosage for FLOTRAL D 10 MG/0.5 MG KIT

Patients taking FLOTRAL D 10 MG/0.5 MG KIT

  • 97%
    Once A Day
  • 3%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for FLOTRAL D

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Expert advice for FLOTRAL D

  • 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 FLOTRAL D

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.

Dutasteride

Q.Is dutasteride a hormone/antiandrogen/steroid?
No, it belongs to class of medication called called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors

Q.Is dutasteride safe?
Dutasteride is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is dutasteride same as finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is dutasteride better than finasteride?
Dutasteride and finasteride belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is dutasteride cytotoxic?
No, it is not cytotoxic

Q.Is dutasteride a generic drug?
Yes, it is a generic drug

Q.Does dutasteride increase or decrease testosterone/ weight loss/hair loss / depression/shredding?
Dutasteride may cause hair loss. Increase or decrease in testosterone, weight loss depression and shredding is not observed clinically Patients should follow doctor's advice regarding possible side effects

Q.Does dutasteride help in preventing hair loss?
No, it may cause hair loss.

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Content on this page was last updated on 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)