Alfuzosin Hydrochloride IP is an alpha-blocker medicinal drug to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH in men. It relaxes the muscles in the prostate as well as the bladder. It helps to relieve symptoms of BPH like trouble during flow of urine, weak stream, and frequent and uncontrolled urination.
Class of Drugs – An alpha blocker
Molecular Formula – C19H28ClN5O4
Molecular Weight: 425.9 g/mol
Alfuzosin Hydrochloride IP mainly works on alpha receptor in the prostate and bladder. It works by helping to relax muscles in the prostate and bladder. This process relives BPH symptoms and improves the ability to urinate.
The ingredient is used to relieve symptoms of a prostate gland condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia in men. It is also known as enlarged prostate. It relaxes the muscles in the bladder neck and prostate. This relaxation of muscles helps to get relief from symptoms of BPH. Some of them are urge to urinate frequently or urgently, pain or difficultly in beginning the flow of urine, weak stream, and urge to urinate during night. It can also be used in treatment of kidney stones.
Popular Brands and Dosages:
Alfuzosin Hydrochloride IP is used as an active ingredient in popular brands. The brand medicine is available in dosages such as:
- Uroxatral 10 mg
The doctor usually prescribes dosages on the basis of severity of symptoms and that needs to be consumed as mentioned in the prescription by the doctor.