How it works
Alfuzosin belongs to group of medicines called alpha-blockers. It works by blocking the action of a chemical adrenalin, thereby relaxing the muscles in the bladder and prostate, relieving difficulty in urination.
Common side effects
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- 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
Q. Is alfuzosin safe?
Alfuzosin is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.