What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking alfuzosin if you have:
- Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- An irregular heart rhythm known as QT prolongation or long QT syndrome
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Chest pain (angina)
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Have an upcoming cataract surgery
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Uroxatral and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Uroxatral and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Alfuzosin to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
Dosing InformationThere is only one standard alfuzosin dose, regardless of your age or weight. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Alfuzosin Dosage for more information.)
Drug InteractionsAlfuzosin can potentially interact with a number of other medications (see Drug Interactions With Alfuzosin).