Chemical Name : Alfuzosin Extended Release
Uroxatral Information : Prostate Medication Uroxatral from (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) is indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Uroxatral (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) is not indicated for the treatment of hypertension.
Uroxatral (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) is also called XATRAL and comes as a 10mg controlled release tablet. The prostate is one of the main components of the male reproductive system and plays a vital role in the development of the male sex organs. In adult men, its main function is to add important fluids to the semen supplying nourishment to the sperm during ejaculation. This protects the semen against naturally occurring acids located within the vagina.
In many men, the prostate begins to grow when they are in their 50s and usually continues to grow throughout the rest of their lives. As the prostate grows, it puts pressure on the urethra. As pressure builds, it may lead to bothersome urinary symptoms and future complications. This condition is known as enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate. Although enlarged prostate is not life threatening, it does require long-term management by both you and your doctor. There are several treatment options available to men with enlarged prostate (BPH). Uroxatral (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) is a new drug to this class.
Uroxatral Side Effects : Uroxatral side effects like Postural hypotension with or without symptoms (e.g., dizziness) may develop within a few hours following administration of Uroxatral Prostate Medication (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets). As with other alpha-blockers, there is a potential for syncope. Patients should be warned of the possible occurrence of such Uroxatral side effects and should avoid situations where injury could result should syncope
occur. Care should be taken when UROXATRAL is administered to patients with symptomatic hypotension or patients who have had a hypotensive response to other medications otherwise it may result in Uroxatral side effects.
The recommended dosage is one 10 mg Uroxatral Prostate Medication (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) tablet daily to be taken immediately after the same meal each day. The tablets should not be chewed or crushed.
The generic alternative is not manufatured by the company that makes the brand product.
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