SILDOO 4MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR SILDOO 4mg capsule

Silodosin(4mg)

food interaction for SILDOO capsule

alcohol interaction for SILDOO capsule

pregnancy interaction for SILDOO capsule

lactation interaction for SILDOO capsule

medicine interaction for SILDOO capsule

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Sildoo 4mg capsule with food.
Avoid Sildoo 4mg capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
Taking Silodosin with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience a headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Sildoo 4mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR SILDOO 4mg capsule

    Silodosin(4mg)

    Sildoo capsule uses

    Sildoo 4mg capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

    How sildoo capsule works

    Sildoo 4mg capsule relaxes the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland which helps in easy passage of urine and also decreases the urge to urinate again and again.

    Common side effects of sildoo capsule

    Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SILDOO 4MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking SILDOO 4MG CAPSULE

    • 100%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SILDOO capsule

    7 Substitutes
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      Rs. 14.85/capsule
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      Rs. 11.40/capsule
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      Rs. 13.90/capsule
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    • SILOFAST 4MG CAPSULE
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      Rs. 14.40/capsule
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    Expert advice FOR SILDOO capsule

    • Silodosin helps in relieving only the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It doesn't decrease the size of the prostate.
    • It may take 2 to 4 weeks before you experience complete relief in your symptoms. Tell your doctor if there is no improvement after 4 weeks.
    • Don't stop taking Silodosin suddenly. Talk to your doctor first.
    • Avoid standing up suddenly from sitting or lying position as you may feel dizzy, lightheaded, and fainting may occur. Silodosin is best taken at bedtime to avoid these problems.
    • Silodosin can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take special precaution if you have to drive, use machines or do any activity that needs alertness.
    • Inform your doctor that you are taking this medicine before undergoing any surgery like cataract surgery.
    • Inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney or liver disease.
    • Silodosin is not meant to be used by women

    Frequently asked questions FOR SILDOO 4mg capsule

    Silodosin

    Q. Does silodosin contain sulfa?
    No, it does not contain sulfa
    Q. What is silodosin used for?
    Silodosin is used for the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy, which is a non-cancerous enlargement of prostate causing symptoms during urination like hesitancy, incomplete emptying, weak stream, increased urgency and frequency, and increased urination in the night
    Q. How does silodosin work?
    It blocks the alpha-1 receptors located in the muscles of human prostate, urinary bladder and urethra and relaxes It works by relieving symptoms associated with benign prostatic hypertrophy by relaxing these muscles of prostate and bladder, resulting in an improvement in urine flow and a reduction in BPH symptoms.
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    Q. Is Silodosin better than Tamsulosin?
    Silodosin and Tamsulosin belong to the same class of drugs and are equally good in relieving the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. However, Tamsulosin commonly causes postural hypotension and dose reduction is not needed in renal disease patients whereas Silodosin more commonly causes retrograde ejaculation and its dose may need to be decreased in patients with renal disease.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)