Xelflo 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Xelflo 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Xelflo Tablet

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Uses of Xelflo Tablet

Xelflo 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Side effects of Xelflo Tablet

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Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder.

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How to use Xelflo Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Xelflo 10mg Tablet with food.

How Xelflo Tablet works

Xelflo 10mg tablet 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 Xelflo Tablet

Expert advice for Xelflo Tablet

  • Fully effective within 2 weeks in most men, but some men show improvement within hours or days of starting treatment.
  • Does not decrease the size of the prostate or prevent it from growing. Some men will eventually need surgery to relieve their symptoms.
  • No or mild side effects even on long-term use. Low strength (asthenia), sleepiness and a slight fall in blood pressure may occur.
  • Retrograde ejaculation may occur as a side effect but should disappear when treatment is stopped.
  • It may affect your eye muscles; this should be harmless unless you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Xelflo 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Xelflo 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Xelflo 10mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Xelflo 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Xelflo 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Xelflo 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Xelflo 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xelflo 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Xelflo 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Xelflo 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Alfuzosin

Xelflo is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Xelflo better than tamsulosin?
Xelflo 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, Xelflo does not contain sulfa. However, please refer to the package insert of the prescribed brand before use for the composition.
Xelflo can lower the prostate specific antigen. However, the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
Xelflo 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 Xelflo 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 Xelflo 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.
Xelflo is not a steroid. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Xelflo is not an over the counter medicine. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.
Xelflo 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.
Xelflo 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, Xelflo is not a diuretic. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Xelflo 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 Xelflo also decreases the need for painkillers.
Q. Is Xelflo better than tamsulosin?
Xelflo 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.
Xelflo 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.
Xelflo relaxes the smooth muscles of the blood vessels and this vasodilation of the blood vessels can cause a stuffy nose.
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