Uses of Dynapres Capsule

DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dynapres Capsule side effects

  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion

How to use Dynapres 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. DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is to be taken with food.
Tamsulosin must be taken after breakfast or the first meal of the day.

How Dynapres Capsule works

DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. This helps empty the bladder completely and reduces the need to pass urine frequently or urgently in BPH.

Dynapres Capsule related warnings

Taking tamsulosin with alcohol may lower your blood pressure. This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE does not usually affect your ability to drive.
DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE is recommended.
However, limited information is available on the use of DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dynapres Capsule?

If you miss a dose of DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
  • DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE must be taken with food.
  • You will feel better within hours or days of starting the treatment. Full effect is usually seen within 2 weeks.
  • DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are scheduled to undergo an eye surgery due to cataract or glaucoma, inform your eye doctor about the usage of DYNAPRES 0.2MG CAPSULE.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dynapres with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up
Brand(s): Suvida Force
Brand(s): Vemol
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx


Q. When does Dynapres start to work?

An improvement in urine flow can be seen in 4 to 8 hours after taking Dynapres. However, it may take 2 to 4 weeks for the full effect to come.

Q. Can I take Dynapres with vitamin D?

Yes, Dynapres can be taken with vitamin D. No harmful effects or any interactions have been reported when these are used together.

Q. How does Dynapres help in removal of kidney stones?

In patient with kidney stones, Dynapres helps in removal of stones via urine. It works by relaxing the muscles of the urinary tract which causes an easy removal of the stones.Use of Dynapres in kidney stones also decreases the need for painkillers.

Q. Why does Dynapres cause dizziness?

Dynapres causes peripheral blood vessel dilatation and pooling of blood in the extremities causing fall in blood pressure on sudden change in posture from lying down to sitting or standing. This makes patient experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, spinning sensation, and vertigo.

Q. Why should I stop taking Dynapres before my cataract surgery?

Dynapres can cause floppy eye syndrome in which the muscles of the iris become floppy and the pupil constricts unexpectedly during cataract surgery. So, when the eye surgeon actually needs a dilated pupil, it will constrict and restrict the field of surgery, and can affect the surgical outcomes.

Q. Why does Dynapres cause stuffy nose?

Dynapres relaxes the smooth muscles of the blood vessels and this vasodilation of the blood vessels can cause a stuffy nose.

Q. Can the use of Dynapres increase blood sugar levels?

Use of Dynapres does not increase your blood sugar levels. If you notice any change in the blood sugar levels while taking it, consult your doctor as this could be due to some condition which needs attention.

Q. Apart from taking medicines, what should I do to manage my prostate symptoms?

Simple lifestyle changes can help you manage your symptoms better. Try to urinate when you first get the urge. However, take care not to strain or push to empty your bladder. Avoid drinking fluids (especially alcohol, caffeine) a few hours before bedtime or going out. Also, you should not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor because some medicines can increase your urge to urinate.

Q. Can I take Dynapres with ibuprofen or paracetamol?

Dynapres can be taken with ibuprofen or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 10th Aug 2018.
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