Siluri 8mg Capsule

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Siluri 8mg Capsule

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₹19.5/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Siluri Capsule

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Uses of Siluri Capsule

Siluri 8mg Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Side effects of Siluri Capsule

Common

Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder.

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

How Siluri Capsule works

Siluri 8mg 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 Siluri Capsule

Expert advice for Siluri Capsule

  • Siluri 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 Siluri 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. Siluri is best taken at bedtime to avoid these problems.
  • Siluri 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.
  • Siluri is not meant to be used by women
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Warnings
Special precautions for Siluri 8mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Silodosin with alcohol may have additive effects in l
owering your blood pressure. You may experience a headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Siluri 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Siluri 8mg Capsule should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in
some patients while on Siluri 8mg Capsule. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Siluri 8mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Siluri 8mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Siluri 8mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Siluri 8mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate liver disease.Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flugee 150mg Tablet, Canditz 100mg Capsule, Fixtral 100mg Capsule, Tazzle 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Silodosin, 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 for Siluri 8mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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.
Q. Is Siluri better than Tamsulosin?
Siluri 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 Siluri more commonly causes retrograde ejaculation and its dose may need to be decreased in patients with renal disease.
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