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SILOCAP 8 MG CAPSULE

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Rs.185for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition FOR SILOCAP

Silodosin(8 mg)

food interaction for SILOCAP

alcohol interaction for SILOCAP

pregnancy interaction for SILOCAP

lactation interaction for SILOCAP

medicine interaction for SILOCAP

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alcohol
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It is better to take Silocap 8 mg capsule with food.
Avoid Silocap 8 mg capsule with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
UNSAFE
Taking Silodosin with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
UNSAFE
Silocap 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR SILOCAP

    Silodosin(8 mg)

    Uses

    Silocap 8 mg capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)

    How it works

    Silocap 8 mg capsule relaxes the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland, so it becomes easy to pass urine.

    Common side effects

    Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SILOCAP 8 MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking SILOCAP 8 MG CAPSULE

    • 100%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SILOCAP

    9 Substitutes
    9 Substitutes
    Sorted By
    RelevancePrice
    • SILODAL 8 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 19.50/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 195
      pay 5% more per capsule
    • RAPILIF 8 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 20.90/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 209
      pay 13% more per capsule
    • SILOTIME 8 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 20.70/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 207
      pay 12% more per capsule
    • FLOSPURT 8 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 18.50/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 185
      same price
    • GERIPOD 8 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 22.90/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 229
      pay 24% more per capsule

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    Expert advice FOR SILOCAP

    • Do not start or continue silodosin and consult your doctor If you are allergic to silodosin or other alpha blockers, or any other ingredients of this medicine.
    • Avoid standing up suddenly from bed; dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting may occur when you get up too quickly from a lying position.
    • Silodosin can make you drowsy or dizzy especially the first few times that you take it; and, therefore, caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination.
    • Silodosin is recommended for use in BPH, hence it will be used only by men.

    Frequently asked questions FOR SILOCAP

    Silodosin

    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.

    Does silodosin contain sulfa?
    No, it does not contain sulfa

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