Content Details
Written By
MDS (Oral Pathology & Microbiology), BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated on:
03 May 2019 | 06:18 PM (IST)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy
Have issue with the content?
Report Problem

Geristart Tablet PR

arrow
arrow

Overview

Uses of Geristart Tablet PR

Geristart Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion

How to use Geristart Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Geristart Tablet PR is to be taken with food.
Take Tamsulosin 30-60 minutes after the same meal each day.

How Geristart Tablet PR works

Geristart Tablet PR 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.

Geristart Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Geristart Tablet PR. 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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Geristart Tablet PR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Geristart Tablet PR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Geristart Tablet PR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Geristart Tablet PR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Geristart Tablet PR is recommended.
However, limited information is available on the use of Geristart Tablet PR in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Geristart Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Geristart Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Geristart Tablet PR?

If you miss a dose of Geristart Tablet PR, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Geristart Tablet PR
₹13.97/Tablet PR
Contiflo Icon 0.4mg Tablet PR
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹10.9/Tablet PR
save 22%
Flodart Tablet PR
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹6.9/Tablet PR
save 51%
Tamsin 0.4mg Tablet PR
Walter Bushnell
₹12.37/Tablet PR
save 11%
Urisurge Tablet PR
Obsurge Biotech Ltd
₹6.65/Tablet PR
save 52%
₹10.21/Tablet PR
save 27%

Expert Advice

  • Geristart Tablet PR helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
  • Geristart Tablet PR 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.
  • Geristart Tablet PR 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 Geristart Tablet PR.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Geristart

arrow
am having Benign prostate & have two stents . but recently, lack of desire & arousal
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi kindly start taking Chandraprabha vati 1-1 tablet morning evening after taking food with milk or water daily
What is hyperplasia nd wht a treatment
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Mr. PATIENT is not a medical condition, it's just a histological term mentioned in pathology reports
arrow
Do you have any questions related to Geristart Tablet PR?

User Feedback


FAQs

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

Use of Geristart 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. When does Geristart start to work?

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

Q. Can I take Geristart with vitamin D?

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

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

In patient with kidney stones, Geristart 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 Geristart in kidney stones also decreases the need for painkillers.

Q. Why does Geristart cause dizziness?

Geristart dilates the blood vessels and leads to the accumulation of blood in the extremities (ends of the arms and limbs). This restrains the proper flow of blood to the brain, thereby causing the blood pressure to fall on the sudden change in posture. As a result, the patient may experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, spinning sensation, and vertigo.

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

Geristart 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 Geristart cause stuffy nose?

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

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 Geristart with ibuprofen or paracetamol?

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

Related Products

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Disclaimer: 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.
References
  1. Westfall TC, WestfallIn DP. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 307.
  2. Robertson D, Biaggioni I. Adrenoreceptor Antagonists Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 153.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1314.
  4. Tamsulosin. Guildford, Surrey: Zentiva; 2017 [revised 29 Aug. 2018]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Tamsulosin.Tokyo, Japan: Astellas, Pharma Inc; 2005. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  6. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Geristart Tablet PR. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
Best Price
₹111.76
MRP139.7  Get 20% OFF
This price is valid only on the orders above ₹500
10 Tablet pr in 1 strip
ADD TO CART
Additional offers
Amazon Pay: Win up to ₹200 on minimum order value of ₹100 | Valid once per user from 1 July to 31 July
Show more show_more

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
+91
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine and all labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Enjoy 20% off on allopathy medicines, up to 50% off on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mg
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are 100% genuine.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.