Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about TAMSOSIN -D 0.4MG
Tamsosin-D Tablet MR is a combination of two medicines that work in different ways to treat men with an enlarged prostate gland. It helps to relieve symptoms such as difficulty urinating or needing to go to the toilet more often. It is not used to prevent prostate cancer.
Tamsosin-D Tablet MR may be taken with or without food but it should be taken at the same time each day. Your doctor will prescribe the dose most suitable for you. To gain the most benefit and to treat your symptoms effectively, you should not miss doses, even if you feel well. It may take up to 4 weeks to notice an improvement in the symptoms but keep taking them regularly. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks or if they get worse.
In Treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia
When your prostate gland becomes enlarged it can cause urinary problems such as difficulty passing urine and a need to go to the toilet frequently or urgently. It can also cause urine flow to be slower. If not treated, there is a risk that your urine flow will be completely blocked. Urimax D Tablet MR is a combination of two medicines: dutasteride and tamsulosin. Dutasteride reduces the size of your prostate by blocking the production of a hormone which causes it to grow. Tamsulosin works by relaxing muscles in the bladder and prostate. Together they can rapidly relieve the symptoms and make it easier for you to urinate. However, it may take up to 6 months to notice the full benefit. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed for maximum benefits.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tamsosin-D Tablet MR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
Breast enlargement in male
Breast tenderness in male
Tamsosin-D Tablet MR should not be taken by women or children. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure or liver or kidney disease. This medicine may not be suitable. It can also affect, or be affected by, other drugs. So let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. You may be advised to wear a condom during sex if your partner is or may be pregnant. Your doctor may recommend getting your blood pressure checked frequently. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine.
Q. Is Tamsosin-D Tablet MR effective?
Tamsosin-D Tablet MR is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Tamsosin-D Tablet MR too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. Can the use of Tamsosin-D Tablet MR cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Tamsosin-D Tablet MR can cause dizziness. Tamsosin-D Tablet MR contains a combination of Tamsulosin and Dutasteride. Tamsulosin can cause a sudden fall in blood pressure while changing posture from lying to sitting or standing (orthostatic hypotension). This sudden fall in blood pressure can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, sensation of spinning and vertigo. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.
Q. What are the cautions associated with the use of Tamsosin-D Tablet MR?
The use of Tamsosin-D Tablet MR is considered to be harmful for men under the age of 18 years as it may affect the normal development of the male reproductive tract. The use of this medicine is also considered to be harmful for patients with any known allergy to any of the components of this medicine and in women who are pregnant or of childbearing potential. Along with that, it is important to keep in mind that pregnant women should not even handle Tamsosin-D Tablet MR as the medicine may get absorbed through the skin and cause harm to the fetus.
Q. Is Tamsosin-D Tablet MR safe?
Tamsosin-D Tablet MR is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
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