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SILOCAP 8MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR SILOCAP 8mg capsule

Silodosin(8mg)

food interaction for SILOCAP capsule

alcohol interaction for SILOCAP capsule

pregnancy interaction for SILOCAP capsule

lactation interaction for SILOCAP capsule

medicine interaction for SILOCAP capsule

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alcohol
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It is better to take Silocap 8mg capsule with food.
Avoid Silocap 8mg 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
Silocap 8mg 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 8mg capsule

    Silodosin(8mg)

    Silocap capsule uses

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

    How silocap capsule works

    Silocap 8mg 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 silocap capsule

    Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR SILOCAP 8MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking SILOCAP 8MG CAPSULE

    • 100%
      Once A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR SILOCAP capsule

    9 Substitutes
    9 Substitutes
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    • SILODAL 8MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 19.50/capsule
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      Rs. 195
      save 4% more per capsule
    • RAPILIF 8MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 21.50/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 215
      pay 6% more per capsule
    • SILDOO 8MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 23/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 230
      pay 13% more per capsule
    • SILOTIME 8MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 22.60/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 226
      pay 11% more per capsule
    • GERIPOD 8MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 22.90/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 229
      pay 13% more per capsule

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    Expert advice FOR SILOCAP 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 SILOCAP 8mg 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 28 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)