Medicine Overview of Velfu Tablet PR
Uses of Velfu Tablet PR
Velfu 10mg Tablet PR is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Side effects of Velfu Tablet PR
Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder.
How to use Velfu Tablet PR
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Velfu 10mg Tablet PR with food.
How Velfu Tablet PR works
Velfu 10mg tablet pr is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.
In Depth Information on Velfu Tablet PR
Expert advice for Velfu Tablet PR
- Velfu helps in relieving only the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It doesn't decrease the size of the prostate.
- It may take 2 to 4 weeks before you experience complete relief in your symptoms. Tell your doctor if there is no improvement after 4 weeks.
- Velfu may cause you to feel dizzy, faint, lightheaded, or weak, especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension). Take special precaution if you have to drive, use machines or do any activity that needs alertness.
- If you're undergoing eye surgery due to cataract or Glaucoma, inform your eye doctor about the usage of Velfu.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Velfu 10mg Tablet PR
Taking alfuzosin with alcohol can lower your blood pressure.+more
This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position....
Velfu 10mg Tablet PR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Velfu 10mg Tablet+more
PR during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Velfu 10mg Tablet PR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Velfu 10mg Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients+more
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Velfu 10mg Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Velfu 10mg Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Velfu 10mg Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Velfu 10mg Tablet PR is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease....
Use of Velfu 10mg Tablet PR is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Flugee 150mg Tablet, Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Alfuzosin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Velfu 10mg Tablet PR
Frequently asked questions for Alfuzosin
Velfu is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Velfu better than tamsulosin?
Velfu and tamsulosin belong to the same category of drugs and are equally effective and safe in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
No, Velfu does not contain sulfa. However, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use for the composition.
Velfu can lower the prostate specific antigen. However, the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
Velfu can be given to a patient with a catheter in place and can continue even after removal of the catheter. Clinical studies have shown beneficial results of using Velfu in patients catheterised for acute urinary retention caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). These patients could pass urine more easily after catheter removal with a lesser need for re-catheterisation.
Ejaculatory problems like retrograde ejaculation and ejaculation failure are a common side effect associated with the use of Velfu and are dose-dependent, i.e., a higher dose will cause more side effects. Priapism (painful erection) is also seen to be a rare and serious side effect with its use.
Velfu is not a steroid. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Velfu is not an over the counter medicine. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.
Velfu relaxes the smooth muscles of the prostate and decreases the pressure on the urethra. This helps in relieving the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia as it allows easy passage of urine and decreases urge to urinate repeatedly both during day and night time, and it allows complete emptying of the bladder.
Velfu is not indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you are suffering from erectile dysfunction for its right treatment.
No, Velfu is not a diuretic. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Velfu helps in removal of kidney stones which are in the distal ureter. It works by relaxing the muscles of the urinary tract which causes an easy removal of the stones. It does not break the kidney stones. Use of Velfu also decreases the need for painkillers.
Q. Is Velfu better than tamsulosin?
Velfu and tamsulosin belong to the same class of drugs and are equally good in relieving the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. However, tamsulosin is seen to cause more ejaculatory problems like retrograde ejaculation and anejaculation and has more chances of causing floppy iris syndrome which can affect the clinical outcomes in cataract surgery.
Velfu can cause floppy eye syndrome in which the muscles of the iris become floppy and the pupil constricts unexpectedly during cataract surgery. So, when the eye surgeon actually needs a dilated pupil, it will constrict and restrict the field of surgery and can affect the surgical outcomes.
Velfu relaxes the smooth muscles of the blood vessels and this vasodilation of the blood vessels can cause a stuffy nose.
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