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Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule


Uses of Bapter Capsule

Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Bapter Capsule side effects

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Ejaculation disorder

How to use Bapter Capsule

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. Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Bapter Capsule works

Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Tamsulosin and Tolterodine which relieve the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tamsulosin is an alpha-blocker while Tolterodine is an antimuscarinic. They work by relaxing the muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. This prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination.

Bapter Capsule related warnings

Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking tolterodine.
Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule helps in relieving symptoms of an enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of prostate.
  • t also treats the symptoms of an overactive bladder by lowering the urge to urinate and controlling urination.
  • Take it with food, preferably at the same times each day.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • Dry mouth, dry eyes, and constipation may occur as a side effect. Maintain good oral hygiene, drink water frequently, chew sugarless gum, and wear contact lenses with caution.
  • Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule may cause dizziness or blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your eye doctor about the usage of Bapter 0.4 mg/4 mg Capsule before undergoing any surgical procedure.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Bapter

1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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