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Alfuzosin

Also known as: Alfuzosin hydrochloride

Description

Alfuzosin is an orally active quinazoline derivative. It is a selective, peripherally acting antagonist of postsynaptic alpha-1-adrenoceptors. In vitro pharmacological studies have documented the selectivity of alfuzosin for the alpha-1-adrenoreceptors located in the prostate, bladder base and prostatic urethra.

ATC Classification

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Title
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G04CA01
Alfuzosin
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G04 Urologicals → G04C Drugs used in benign prostatic hypertrophy → G04CA Alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists

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XATRAL XL Prolonged release tablets
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK