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Silobest-D Capsule

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Product introduction

Silobest-D Capsule is a combination of two medicines that work in different ways to treat men with an enlarged prostate gland. It helps to relieve symptoms such as difficulty urinating or needing to go to the toilet more often. It is not used to prevent prostate cancer.

Silobest-D Capsule should be taken at the same time each day. Take it as a whole, do not break, chew, or crush them. Your doctor will prescribe the dose most suitable for you. To gain the most benefit and treat your symptoms effectively you should not miss doses, even if you feel well. It may take up to 4 weeks to notice an improvement in symptoms but keep taking them regularly. Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not improve after 4 weeks or if they get worse.

The most common side effects of this medicine include decreased libido, inability to get an erection (impotence), breast tenderness, and enlargement of your breasts. If these effects worry you or do not go away, call your doctor for advice. You may also feel dizzy or drowsy. These risks are higher when you first start taking this drug. Remember, your doctor has given you this medicine because the benefits are greater than the risks of the side effects.

This medicine should not be taken by women or children. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure or liver or kidney disease. This medicine may not be suitable. It can also affect, or be affected by, other drugs so let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking. You may be advised to wear a condom during sex and to have your blood pressure checked frequently. Talk to your healthcare team if you drink alcohol.


Benefits of Silobest-D Capsule

In Treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia

When your prostate gland becomes enlarged it can cause urinary problems such as difficulty passing urine and a need to go to the toilet frequently or urgently. It can also cause urine flow to be slower. If not treated, there is a risk that your urine flow will be completely blocked. Silobest-D Capsule is a combination of two medicines that reduces the size of your prostate by blocking the production of a hormone which causes it to grow. Additionally, it relaxes the muscles in the bladder and prostate. Together they can rapidly relieve the symptoms and make it easier for you to urinate. However, it may take up to 6 months to notice the full benefits. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed for maximum benefits.

Side effects of Silobest-D Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Silobest-D

  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Impotence
  • Decreased libido
  • Breast enlargement in male
  • Breast tenderness in male
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

How to use Silobest-D Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Silobest-D Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Silobest-D Capsule works

Silobest-D Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Silodosin and Dutasteride, which relieves the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Silodosin is an alpha-blocker. It works by relaxing the muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so as to allow easy passage of urine. Dutasteride is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor which helps in shrinking the prostate gland by decreasing the level of the hormone which helps the prostate gland grow.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Silobest-D Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Silobest-D Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Silobest-D Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Silobest-D Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Silobest-D Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Silobest-D Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Silobest-D Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Silobest-D Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Silobest-D Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Silobest-D Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Silobest-D 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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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Silobest-D Capsule to relieve the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
  • Take it approximately 30 minutes after the same meal each day.
  • Silobest-D Capsule may cause dizziness or blurring of vision. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • If you are scheduled to undergo an eye surgery due to cataract or glaucoma, inform your eye doctor about the usage of Silobest-D Capsule.
  • It may cause difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection (impotence), decreased sex drive, and ejaculation disorders such as decreased amount of semen produced or decreased sperm count.
  • Do not donate blood for 6 months after taking the last dose of Silobest-D Capsule.

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Patient concerns

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Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly consult who advised this medicine
I am suffering. from fatty liver and mild prostatic enlargements. please suggest medicine I am taking me fine for mental. Problem Medicine are Lamez of. 200, d venizep 50 and lithium 400
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
For prostate- consult a urologist For fatty liver- consult a gastroenterologist Rest is treatment of bipolar disorder and you need follow up with your psychiatrist.
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FAQs

Q. Is Silobest-D Capsule effective?

Silobest-D Capsule is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Silobest-D Capsule too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What is benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)?

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is also known as prostate gland enlargement. It is a common condition in older men. BPH may cause symptoms like frequent or urgent need to urinate, increased frequency of urination at night (nocturia) and inability to completely empty the bladder.

Q. Can the use of Silobest-D Capsule cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Silobest-D Capsule can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. These symptoms could be due to the presence of silodosin in the medicine. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Silobest-D Capsule?

The use of Silobest-D Capsule is considered to be harmful in patients who are allergic to any active or inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease. If not sure, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Silobest-D Capsule?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Is Silobest-D Capsule safe?

Silobest-D Capsule is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What is the best time to take Silobest-D Capsule?

It is best to take Silobest-D Capsule after meals. The capsules should be swallowed whole; do not chew or split. Follow the doctor’s advice properly and do not miss the dose.

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