Olyster 1mg Tablet

Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Olyster 1mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Olyster Tablet


Uses of Olyster Tablet

Olyster 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Side effects of Olyster Tablet


Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Low energy, Weakness, Palpitations, Nausea.


How to use Olyster Tablet

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. Olyster 1mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olyster Tablet works

Olyster 1mg Tablet is an alpha-blocker. It lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate, which makes it easier to urinate.

In Depth Information on Olyster Tablet

Expert advice for Olyster Tablet

  • Dizziness or fainting may occur, especially when rising from a lying or sitting position. Getting up slowly may help improve the problem.
  • These effects may get aggravated by consuming alcohol during exercise, in hot weather, or when standing for long durations.
  • May affect your eye muscles; this should be harmless unless you are scheduled for a cataract surgery.
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Olyster Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Olyster Tablet
Taking terazosin with alcohol can lower blood pressure. This
may cause dizziness, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Olyster 1mg Tablet 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.
Olyster 1mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Olyster 1mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Olyster 1mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Olyster 1mg Tablet is recommended.
Olyster 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Olyster 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Olyster 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Terazosin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Olyster Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Terazosin

Olyster belongs to class of medications called alpha-receptor blockers or alpha-blockers
Olyster is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Olyster is neither a statin nor a blood thinner
Q. Is terazosin a diuretic?
No, terazosin is not a diuretic, it antagonizes the alpha receptors causing relaxation of the smooth muscle tone in the prostate and bladder neck, hence the urine is passed easily in patients with enlarged prostrate
No, Olyster is not a narcotic
No, Olyster is not known to reduce heart rate. Increase in heart rate or irregular heart rate is a common adverse event reported for Olyster
Weight gain/ tiredness/ constipation and dry mouth are common side effects of Olyster therapy. However is not known to cause impotence. It may rarely cause painful prolonged erections (Priapism), which if untreated may cause impotence
Please follow your doctor's advice before taking these medications with Olyster. As combining Cialis (tadalafil) with Olyster can lower your blood pressure and increase the risk of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, and nasal congestion
Olyster and Flomax (tamulosin) are both used for the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Please follow your doctor's advice before taking any medications when on treatment with Olyster

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