Generic Name - Alfuzosin
Category - Benign prostatic hyperplasia therapy agent
Treat enlargement of prostate gland
Generic for Uroxatral* is indicated to treat the enlargement of the prostate gland in men (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). It is not for use in females. Generic Alfuzosin works by relaxing muscles in the prostate and bladder neck at the site of the obstruction. This improves urine flow and reduces BPH symptoms
Generic for Uroxatral* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Uroxatral* is contraindicated in patients, with a prior history of hypersensitivity to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drug or any component of this formulation
Generic for Uroxatral* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
- Chest pain (angina)
- Heart disease
- Kidney disease
- Liver disease
- Low blood pressure
- Prostate cancer
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Uroxatral*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
- Drugs used to treat fungal or yeast infections (examples: fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole)
- Drugs used to treat HIV infection (examples: ritonavir, saquinavir)
- Grapefruit juice
- Sildenafil (doses of sildenafil higher than 25 mg should be taken at least 4 hours apart from taking alfuzosin)
Generic for Uroxatral* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericUroxatral*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Uroxatral* for hypertension is 50 to 100 mg daily in a single dose, whether used alone or added to a diuretic. The dosage may be increased at weekly (or longer) intervals until optimum blood pressure reduction is achieved.
Generic for Uroxatral* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Uroxatral* side Effects include anxiety, cold, tingling, or numb hands or feet, difficulty breathing, wheezing, dizziness or fainting spells, increase in the amount of urine passed, increased thirst, irregular heartbeat and skin rash.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Uroxatral*.
Generic for Uroxatral* and Pregnancy
Generic for Uroxatral* is only for men and not for women.
Generic for Uroxatral* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Uroxatral* is only for men and not for women
Generic for Uroxatral* and Pediatric
Generic for Uroxatral* is only for men and not for women and children.
Generic for Uroxatral* and Geriatric
It is recommended to obtain physician's opinion before using Generic for Uroxatral* in Geriatric patients.
The above information about Generic for Uroxatral* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.