Alfuzosin Oral Tablet, Extended Release 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Alfuzosin: Oral tablet, extended release (10mg)

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Alfuzosin 10mg ER Tablet
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 1021  |  10
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Alfuzosin 10mg ER Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: 956 
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Alfuzosin 10mg ER Tablet
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: APO  |  ALF 10
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Alfuzosin 10mg ER Tablet
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Alfuzosin 10mg ER Tablet

What is this Medicine?

ALFUZOSIN (al FYOO zoe sin) is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. This is a condition that causes you to have an enlarged prostate. This medicine is not for use in women.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Alfuzosin: Oral tablet, extended release(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 136680021
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet
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Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: 1021  |  10
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Priapism Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.4-0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
2.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Alfuzosin)
Food and Alfuzosin(Alfuzosin)
Alfuzosin should be taken with food at the same time each day. Try to take Alfuzosin with the same meal each day. Selected foods might interact with Alfuzosin. Grapefruit juice may increase blood levels of Alfuzosin by reducing Alfuzosin metabolism in the body. Too much Alfuzosin in the blood can lower the blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, it is probably best not to greatly change your intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking Alfuzosin.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Alfuzosin)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Alfuzosin)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Alfuzosin 10mg Extended-Release Tablet(Alfuzosin)
Grapefruit juice and Alfuzosin (systemic)(Alfuzosin)
Grapefruit juice may increase blood concentrations of Alfuzosin by reducing Alfuzosin metabolism in the body. Too much Alfuzosin in the blood can lower the blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, it is probably best not to greatly change your intake of grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking Alfuzosin. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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