Naftomax 25mg Tablet 10

NAFTOPIDIL
By Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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What is NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet used for?

NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet is used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, bladder cancer and prostate cancer.

NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet work?

NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called alpha blockers. This drug acts by inhibiting the action of norepinephrine that prevents the contraction of bladder muscles. It also increases the flow of blood to the muscles of bladder and prostate gland. Thus, it helps in relieving symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

How to take NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?

NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet may interact with Indapamide and its analogues. Consult your doctor for potential drug interactions.

What are the side effects of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Flushing
  • Increased palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Vomiting

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Ejaculation problems
  • Increased heart rate
  • Urinary incontinence

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?

  • Avoid taking medicine if you are allergic to NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet medicine.
  • Be cautious while taking NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to take NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of diabetes, hypertension and bladder cancer.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have a history of electrolyte imbalance and cardiac disorders.
  • Inform your doctor if you have undergone any surgery or if you are scheduled for a surgery.

Frequently Asked questions about NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet

  1. How much time does NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet take to show its effect?
  2. NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet may take 2 – 3 weeks to relieve the symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia. If the symptoms do not subside even after 4 weeks, you must seek immediate medical care.

  3. I am on NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Can I stop the drug if I feel better?
  4. Consult the doctor before you stop the use of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet tablet, as you may only experience relief of the symptoms and not a complete cure.

  5. Is it safe to alter the dose of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet?
  6. Do not alter the dose of NAFTOMAX 25mg Tablet medicine without consulting the doctor as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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