Fokusin - drug group alpha1-blockers.
a drug to combat violations of urination caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia character.
Therapeutic action Fokusina based on its ability to concurrently and selectively block the postsynaptic alpha1-adrenergic receptors located in the neck of the bladder, the smooth muscle of the prostate gland and prostatic urethra. Moreover, the drug has the capacity to block adrenoceptors type Alfa1D located mainly within the body of the bladder. The result is a reduction in the tone of smooth muscles of the above bodies, as well as improving the function of the detrusor (muscle of the urethra). This, in turn, entails a reduction in symptoms of irritation and obstruction caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia.
According to the instructions Fokusinu, the therapeutic effect of the drug develops within two weeks of the start of the reception. In rare cases, a decrease in the severity of symptoms after the first dose.
Form release Fokusina
Fokusin presented in pharmacy chains in the form of hard gelatin capsules size №1. The capsules have a transparent body and a dark blue cap, inside them are micropellets whitish. The cardboard package may contain from 3 to 10 blisters of 10 capsules each.
Medical reviews Fokusine recommend the drug for use in treating disorders of functioning of the prostate gland, caused by its benign.
Regulations prescribes Fokusinu take the medicine with caution following groups of people:
- prone to hypersensitivity to the drug;
- exposed to chronic renal failure, severe liver failure and / or hypertension.
Instructions for use Fokusina
According to medical reviews of Fokusine, the drug should be taken after breakfast (the first meal of the day), drinking the necessary amount of liquid without chewing.
The recommended dose is receiving Fokusina 400 micrograms per day, which equals one capsule. However, the dosage can be corrected by the attending physician in accordance with the nature of the disease and the individual patient.
Side effects Fokusina
Use Fokusina and analogues of the drug in rare cases can cause unwanted effects. Should contact your doctor, if you are taking medication noticed the following ailments:
- headache, fatigue, dizziness, various sleep disorders;
- retrograde ejaculation, decreased libido;
- nausea, diarrhea, constipation or vomiting;
- tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, chest pain;
- skin rash, angioneurotic edema, itching and other symptoms of allergic reactions;
- back pain;
Currently cases of acute overdose Fokusinom not described. There is a small probability of occurrence of acute hypotension
non-compliance with the dosage prescribed by a physician acceptance. In this case, it is recommended to cardiotropic therapy. If symptoms of the order, use of laxatives or activated carbon.
Drug, similar mode of action with Fokusinom include the following preparations:
Fokusin not be stored more than two years at room temperature not exceeding 25 ° C, in a dark place.