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Tamsulosin Hcl 4Mg Uses

Tamsulosin Hcl 4mg Uses

What is tamsulosin?

Tamsulosin (Flomax) is an alpha-blocker that relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.

Tamsulosin is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

Tamsulosin is not approved for use in women or children.

Uses

Tamsulosin is used by men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH). It does not shrink the prostate, but it works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and the bladder. This helps to relieve symptoms of BPH such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, weak stream, and the need to urinate often or urgently (including during the middle of the night).

Tamsulosin belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha blockers.

How it works

Tamsulosin belongs to a class of drugs called alpha-adrenergic blockers. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

Tamsulosin works by relaxing the muscles in your bladder and prostate. This helps improve the flow of your urine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tamsulin 0.4 mg Tablet

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

warnings

Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Hypotension - Tamsulin 0.4 mg Tablet may lower the blood pressure and may cause dizziness, weakness. It is advised to sit or lie down until the symptoms disappear. Inform the doctor if the symptoms worsen.

Cataract surgery - Tamsulin 0.4 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients scheduled for cataract surgery due to the risk of developing Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome (IFIS).

What should I avoid while taking tamsulosin?

Tamsulosin may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.

Dizziness or severe drowsiness can cause falls, accidents, or severe injuries.

To prevent dizziness, avoid standing for long periods of time or becoming overheated during exercise and in hot weather.

Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of tamsulosin.

What other drugs will affect tamsulosin?

Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with, especially:

blood pressure medicine :

This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with tamsulosin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.

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