Fual 10 mg Tablet

Manufactured byAlkem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsAlfuzosin
Description

Fual 10 mg Tablet is used in men to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) such as painful urination, difficulty in passing urine, and urinary urgency or frequency.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Fual 10 mg Tablet

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Difficulty with swallowing
  • Chest pain
  • Fainting
  • Runny Nose
  • Infections
  • Heartburn
  • Constipation

Uses of Fual 10 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is approximately 1 hour.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    It is recommended that you do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine due to the increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness, very low blood pressure, and fainting, especially while getting up from a sitting or a lying position. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not indicated for use in female patients.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not indicated for use in female patients.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to alfuzosin or any other components present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not indicated for use in female patients.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not indicated for use in female patients.
General warnings

Postural hypotension

Caution is advised while using this medicine due to the increased risk of postural hypotension. Patients are advised to get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position to avoid fainting and falling due to a sudden drop in the blood pressure. Report any symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, or drowsiness to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Severe renal impairment

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with severe renal impairment (CrCl less than 30 ml/min) due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments should be made based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Women and Children

This medicine is not indicated for use in women and children.

Priapism

This medicine may rarely cause a very painful erection which may not subside (priapism). Seek immediate medical attention if this happens. If priapism is not treated, it may lead to impotence.

Missed Dose

If a dose of Fual 10 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor immediately in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

It is recommended that you do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine due to the increased risk of drowsiness, dizziness, very low blood pressure, and fainting, especially while getting up from a sitting or a lying position. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Clarithromycin

Erythromycin

Amiodarone

Mixed grass pollens allergen extract

Disease interactions

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver disease or active liver disease due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver functions may be necessary for such patients while taking this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Fual 10 mg Tablet should be taken immediately after the same meal each day. Food will increase the absorption of this medicine. Do not take this medicine on an empty stomach.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use Fual 10 mg Tablet only for the conditions specified by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger amounts than prescribed or share this medicine with others. Report to the doctor all your medical conditions and current medicines including herbs and supplements before starting treatment with this medicine. Report any undesired effects or lack of improvement to the doctor on priority.
Miscelleneous

To be taken immediately after food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Fual 10 mg Tablet relaxes the muscles of the prostate gland and bladder and relieves the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting, Alpha-blockers

Schedule

N/A

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DailyMed - ALFUZOSIN HYDROCHLORIDE- alfuzosin tablet, extended release [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 10 August 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=be485a4c-aba3-43fa-9904-403595bc3f96&audience=consumer

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00346

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Prescribing medicines in pregnancy database [Internet]. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). 2017 [cited 10 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.tga.gov.au/prescribing-medicines-pregnancy-database
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