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Composition for SILODAL

Silodosin(4 mg)

food interaction for SILODAL

alcohol interaction for SILODAL

pregnancy interaction for SILODAL

lactation interaction for SILODAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Silodal 4 mg capsule with food.
Avoid Silodal 4 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
Silodal 4 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.

SALT INFORMATION for SILODAL

Silodosin(4 mg)

Uses

Silodal 4 mg capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

How it works

Silodal 4 mg capsule works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

Common side effects

Liver dysfunction, Decreased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Running nose, Nasal congestion

Common Dosage for SILODAL 4 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking SILODAL 4 MG CAPSULE

  • 86%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES for SILODAL

7 Substitutes
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  • SILOFAST 4 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 13.10/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 131
    save 3% more per capsule
  • RAPILIF 4 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 14.50/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 145
    pay 7% more per capsule
  • FLOSPURT 4 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 9.90/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 99
    save 27% more per capsule
  • SILOTIME 4 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 11.40/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 114
    save 16% more per capsule
  • GERIPOD 4 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 13.90/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 139
    pay 3% more per capsule

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Expert advice for SILODAL

  • 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 SILODAL

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 14 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)