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Alfuzosin Topical



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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Expert advice

  • 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

Alfuzosin Topical

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

Content on this page was last updated on 25 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)