TAMSOLIN TAMSULOSIN CAPS 0.4 MG 10S

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Tamsulosin hydrochloride is an antagonist of alpha1A adrenoceptors in the prostate.

Tamsulosin hydrochloride is an antagonist of alpha1A adrenoceptors in the prostate.Tamsulosin is a medication used to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia and chronic prostatitis.

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INDICATIONS.

Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Tamsulosin is used to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland such as difficulty in urination and increased frequency of urination in men. It works by relaxing the muscles of your bladder and prostate which eases urine flow. This medicine is not used in the prevention of prostate cancer.

DOSAGE.

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Indicated for treatment of signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

0.4 mg PO qDay; take 30 minutes after same meal each day

If inadequate response after 2-4 weeks, may increase to 0.8 mg qDay

If therapy interrupted or discontiniued for several days, resume at 0.4 mg/day and increase if needed

Bladder Outlet Obstruction (Off-label)

Relief of symptoms

0.4 mg PO qDay

Ureteral Stones (Off-label)

Facilitation of kidney stone expulsion

0.4 mg PO qDay; discontinued after successful expulsion (average, 1-2 weeks).

ADVERSE EFFECTS.

Priapism (rare)

Signs and symptoms of orthostasis, including syncope

Infrequent reports of dyspnea, palpitations, hypotension, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia, and tachycardia

Visual impairment

During cataract and glaucoma surgery, a variant of small pupil syndrome known as Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome (IFIS) has been reported in association with alpha1 blocker therapy

Skin desquamation including reports of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, and dermatitis exfoliative

Constipation, vomiting, and epistaxis.

Allergic-type reactions (eg, skin rash, urticaria, pruritus, angioedema, respiratory symptoms) have been reported with positive rechallenge.

Dry mouth.

Asthenia

Back pain

Skin rash

Pharyngitis

Diarrhea

Myalgia

Chest pain

Cough

Somnolence

Nausea

Sinusitis

Abdominal discomfort

Bitter taste

Decreased libido

Insomnia.

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