Alfumax ER is an alpha adrenergic antagonist that is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It helps to relieve symptoms like difficulty... View More
Uses of Alfumax ER
Side effects of Alfumax ER
How to use Alfumax ER
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Alfumax ER is to be taken with food.
How Alfumax ER works
Alfumax ER is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.
What if you forget to take Alfumax ER?
If you miss a dose of Alfumax ER, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to you... View More
Oral Benign prostatic hyperplasia Adult: 2.5 mg tid. Max: 10 mg/day. 1st dose should be given before bedtime. Extended-release: 10 mg once daily. E... View More
Additive effect on QT interval prolongation when used w/ QT-prolonging drugs. Concomitant admin w/ other ?1-adrenergic blocking agents, atenolol or dilt... View More
Elderly; hypertension; coronary insufficiency; angina (discontinue); renal or hepatic impairment. Monitor BP regularly. May affect ability to drive or o... View More
Alfuzosin is a quinazoline derivative which exhibits selectivity for alpha1-adrenergic receptors in the lower urinary tract. Blockade of these adrenorec... View More
Mode of Action
Administration Should be taken with food. Swallow whole. Extended-Release: Should be taken with food. Take immediately after the same meal each day. Sw... View More
Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
Renal Impairment Initially, 2.5 mg bid. Adjust dose according to response.
Pregnancy Category Note
1-10% Abdominal pain (1-2%),Back pain (1-2%),Brochitis (1-2%),Constipation (1-2%),Dizziness (5.7%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Fatigue (2.7%),Headache (3%),Impote... View More
Severe hepatic impairment; history of postural hypotension and micturition syncope; intestinal occlusion; severe renal insufficiency; lactation.