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UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s

Tamsulosin Hydrochloride:0.2mg | Drugs used in renal bladder and prostatic disorders

Alternate brands of UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s

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SINTAM 0.2mg Capsule 30s  370.00 You will pay -240 more
SINTAM 0.2mg Capsule 50s  600.00 You will pay -470 more
UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 50s  600.00 You will pay -470 more
UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 30s  370.00 You will pay -240 more
SINTAM 0.2mg Capsule 10s  130.00 You can save 0
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Manufactured / Marketed By : Novartis Product Form : CapsulePack Size : 10sIngredients : Tamsulosin Hydrochloride:0.2mgGeneric Category : Drugs used in renal bladder and prostatic disorders

How it works

UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and the bladder.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s

  • Fever with chills
  • Cough
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness rare
  • Abnormal ejaculation rare
  • Headache
  • Runny Nose rare
  • Body pain
  • Decreased interest in sexual intercourse
  • Trouble sleeping

Uses of UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    This medicine is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement), a condition characterized by symptoms such as a weak urinary stream, difficulty urinating, loss of bladder control, etc.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed in 4 to 8 hours after administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. These side effects may include dizziness, headache, lightheadedness, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Hypotension

    The use of this medicine may cause vasodilation and low blood pressure (hypotension), especially orthostatic hypotension or other postural symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and palpitations. Close monitoring of blood pressure levels is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Glaucoma/Cataract surgery

    The use of this medicine increases the risk of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome. Patients undergoing cataract and glaucoma surgery should inform the surgeon about the current or previous use of this medicine so that the surgeon can make appropriate changes in the surgical technique to reduce the risk of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome.

  • Women and children

    This medicine is not indicated for use in women and children.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    The use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

  • Priapism

    This medicine may rarely cause a very painful erection which may not subside (priapism). Seek immediate medical attention if this happens. If priapism is not treated, it may lead to impotence.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Diltiazem
  • Erythromycin
  • Ketoconazole
  • Itraconazole
  • Fluvoxamine
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary while receiving this medicine. Performing activities that require mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery is not recommended while receiving this medication.

Other details

  • To be taken after food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver UROFLO 0.2mg Capsule 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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