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Sildosol 8 mg Capsule

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Composition for Sildosol 8 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Sildosol Capsule

Uses of Sildosol Capsule

Sildosol 8 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Sildosol Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Sildosol are Retrograde ejaculation, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dizziness, Headache, Nasal congestion, Diarrhoea.

How to use Sildosol 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. Sildosol 8 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Avoid Sildosol 8 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Sildosol Capsule works

Sildosol 8 mg Capsule is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

In Depth Information on Sildosol Capsule

Expert advice for Sildosol Capsule

  • Sildosol 8 mg Capsule helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It doesn't decrease the size of the prostate.
  • Sildosol 8 mg Capsule must be taken with food.
  • You will feel better within hours or days of starting treatment. Full effect is usually seen within 2 weeks.
  • Sildosol 8 mg Capsule may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • If your undergoing eye surgery due to cataract or glaucoma, inform your eye doctor about the usage of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Sildosol Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Sildosol Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Sildosol 8 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in some patients while on Sildosol 8 mg Capsule. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sildosol 8 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Sildosol 8 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Sildosol 8 mg Capsule in these patients.

What if you miss a dose of Sildosol Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Sildosol 8 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sildosol Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Silodosin

Q. Apart from taking medicines, what should I do to manage my prostate symptoms?
Simple lifestyle changes can help you manage your prostate 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. You should also avoid medicines that can worsen urinary symptoms. These include some over the counter medicines for cold and cough.
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.
Q. Is Sildosol better than Tamsulosin?
Sildosol 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 Sildosol more commonly causes retrograde ejaculation and its dose may need to be decreased in patients with renal disease.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Sildosol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Sildosol with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit
Sildosol with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Sildosol with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune
Sildosol with Ketoconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako, Hitoral, Furid, Ketocron, Fungidor, Fungimin, Tocozole
Sildosol with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Sildosol with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Sildosol with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Sildosol with Sildenafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sildenafil: Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra, Confidence, Grand, Puagra, Indagra, Stallion, Miagra, Hernafil
Sildosol with Udenafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Sildosol with Tadalafil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tadalafil: Suvida Force, Tadarrel, Tadagra, Megalis, Tagil, T-Film, Forzest, Tadafil, Tfil, Modula
Sildosol with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral
Sildosol with Labetalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe
Sildosol with Nimodipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Caldip
Sildosol with Digoxin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin
Sildosol with Timolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Timolol: Vemol, Timosight, Nyolol, Tee, Timipar, C Pin, Timoblu, Timolen, Teemol, Glucomol
Sildosol with Benidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq
Sildosol with Olmesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
Sildosol with Cilnidipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Sildosol with Irbesartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Irbesartan: Debipro, Sebri, Irbepex, Irovel
Sildosol with Indomethacin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Indomethacin: Artid, Indopar, Ducaine, Artilup, Donica
Sildosol with Torasemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
Sildosol with Losartan
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Losartan: Losin, Tosar, Closarten, L Sar, Rigapot, Lortan, Losarfine, Licosar, Lobeep, Aquazaar
Sildosol with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD
Sildosol with Bisoprolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Bisprol, Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem
Sildosol with Spironolactone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone
Sildosol with Nebivolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nebivolol: Nebivas, Nebivol, Rhytham, Nebipure, Asivol, Nebilong, Nebitime, Nubeta, Nebinorm, Nebistol
Sildosol with Sotalol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar
Sildosol with Propranolol
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Prozen, Bptab
Sildosol with Nifedipine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin
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