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Composition FOR TAMFIL

Tamsulosin(0.4 mg),Diclofenac(50 mg)

food interaction for TAMFIL

alcohol interaction for TAMFIL

pregnancy interaction for TAMFIL

lactation interaction for TAMFIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking tamsulosin with alcohol may lower your blood pressure. This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Tamfil capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Tamfil capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR TAMFIL

Tamsulosin(0.4 mg)

Uses

Tamsulosin is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph)

How it works

Tamsulosin relaxes the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland, so it becomes easy to pass urine.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder
Diclofenac(50 mg)

Uses

Diclofenac is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.

How it works

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR TAMFIL

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Expert advice FOR TAMFIL

  • Take the drug 30 minutes after the same meal every day.
  • You may feel very dizzy when you first wake up. Be careful when standing or sitting up from a lying position.
  • Do not start or continue the tamsulosin tablets and consult your doctor If you are allergic to tamsulosin, soya, peanut or to any of the other ingredients of tablet/capsule.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly without consulting your doctor.
  • Tamsulosin lowers blood pressure and may cause dizziness or fainting, especially when you first start taking it, or when you start taking it again. Call your doctor if you have severe dizziness or feel like you might pass out.

Frequently asked questions FOR TAMFIL

Tamsulosin

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How does tamsulosin work?
Tamsulosin is an alpha blocker. It is used in men for the treatment of complaints of the lower urinary tract associated with an enlarged prostatic gland (benign prostatic hyperplasia) which includes difficulty in urinating (poor stream), dribbling, urgency and increased frequency of urination (many times) at night as well as during the day. It decreases the tension of the smooth muscles in the prostate and the urethra, enabling urine to pass more easily through the urethra and facilitating urination. In addition, it decreases sensations of urge.

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Can I take tamsulosin with food?
Tamsulosin should be taken half an hour after food as food may delay its absorption. It can be taken after any meal of the day but after the same meal every day.

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Does tamsulosin cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect with tamsulosin. Please consult your doctor in case you experience changes in weight while taking tamsulosin.

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Is tamsulosin available over the counter?
Tamsulosin is not an over the counter medicine. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.

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Does tamsulosin lower prostate specific antigen (PSA)?
Lowering of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) has not been seen with tamsulosin. However, the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine. You may need to get prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels checked at regular intervals afterward. If there are any changes in the PSA levels during therapy, consult your doctor.

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Does tamsulosin shrink prostate?
Tamsulosin is used to treat symptoms of enlarge prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia). It does not shrink the prostate. Please consult your doctor if you need treatment for a large prostate.

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Is tamsulosin an antibiotic?
Tamsulosin is not an antibiotic. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin a diuretic?
No, tamsulosin is not a diuretic. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin an alpha blocker?
Yes, tamsulosin is an alpha blocker. It is a specific alpha1-adrenergic receptor blocker and is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin a narcotic?
Tamsulosin is not a narcotic substance. t is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin a blood thinner?
Tamsulosin is not a blood-thinner. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin a beta blocker?
Tamsulosin is not a beta blocker. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin a sulfa drug?
Tamsulosin contains sulfur molecule in its structure. Patients with a sulfa allergy should report it to the doctor prior to therapy with tamsulosin. However, allergic reaction due to the drug has only been rarely reported.

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Is tamsulosin a steroid?
Tamsulosin is not a steroid. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Is tamsulosin an anticholinergic?
Tamsulosin is not an anticholinergic medicine. It is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

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Can I take tamsulosin in the morning?
Tamsulosin should be taken half an hour after food. It can be taken after any meal of the day but after the same meal every day. Consult your doctor for appropriate dosing of the drug.

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Does tamsulosin help in erectile dysfunction?
Tamsulosin is not indicated for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you have conditions like erectile dysfunction for the right treatment.

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Does tamsulosin effect blood pressure?
Tamsulosin does not have any significant effect on blood pressure. However, it can reduce the blood pressure and is also associated with postural hypotension (fall in blood pressure when you stand suddenly). Consult your doctor if you have these symptoms during therapy as the dose of the medicine may need to be changed.

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Does tamsulosin cause dry mouth?
Tamsulosin use is not known to cause dry mouth as there is very little clinical data available. However, consult your doctor if you experience any such symptom while taking the drug.

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Does tamsulosin raise blood sugar?
Tamsulosin use is not associated with a rise in blood sugar levels. If you notice any change in the blood sugar levels while taking the medication, consult your doctor.

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Does tamsulosin cause hair loss?
Tamsulosin is not known to cause hair loss. If you notice excessive hair loss during the therapy, consult your doctor.

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Can I take tamsulosin with tadalafil?
Both tadalafil and tamsulosin have a potential to lower blood pressure and can cause hypotension (fall in blood pressure) if given together. Consult your doctor before taking the medicines together.

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Can I take tamsulosin with ibuprofen?
Tamsulosin and ibuprofen are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together as interactions can occur.

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Can I take tamsulosin with finasteride?
Tamsulosin and finasteride, are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together as interactions can occur.

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Can I take tamsulosin with sildenafil?
Both tamsulosin and sildenafil have a potential to lower blood pressure and can cause hypotension (fall in blood pressure) if given together. Consult your doctor before taking the medicines together.

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Can I take tamsulosin with paracetamol?
Tamsulosin and paracetamol are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions and can be safely taken together. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

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Can I take tamsulosin with aspirin?
Tamsulosin and aspirin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

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Can I take tamsulosin with pseudoephedrine?
Tamsulosin and pseudoephedrine are not known to have any meaningful interactions. However, they act by opposite mechanisms and produce opposite effects and hence you should consult your doctor before taking these medicines together because one can decrease the effect of the other.

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Can I take tamsulosin with ciprofloxacin?
Tamsulosin and ciprofloxacin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

Diclofenac

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Is diclofenac a painkiller?
Yes, diclofenac is a painkiller. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is used for conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, migraine attacks, acute gout, ankylosing spondylitis, Control of pain and inflammation in orthopedic, dental and other minor surgery and other painful conditions of bone and muscles. However, it is a prescription drug and should only be taken as per the advice of the doctor.

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Is diclofenac safe in asthma?
Diclofenac may worsen the symptoms of asthma in some patients already suffering from asthma. Talk to your doctor before taking diclofenac if you are suffering from asthma or you have a history of asthma.

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Is diclofenac banned in India?
No, diclofenac is not banned in India. However, it is a prescription drug and should be taken only when advised by your doctor.

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Is diclofenac a controlled substance?
Diclofenac is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

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Does diclofenac increase blood pressure?
Diclofenac does not have any effect on blood pressure in normal individuals. However, it can decrease the effect of medicines which are being given for treatment of high blood pressure (antihypertensives). Please consult your doctor before taking diclofenac if you are already suffering from high blood pressure and you are taking medicines for its treatment.

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Is diclofenac nephrotoxic (harmful to kidney)?
Diclofenac can interfere with normal kidney function can cause kidney damage when taken at larger doses for a longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration for which diclofenac should be taken.

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Can I take diclofenac for sore throat?
No, diclofenac is not indicated for sore throat. It is a pain-killer.

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Can I take diclofenac for period pain?
No, diclofenac is not indicated for dysmenorrhea (pain during menstruation). It is a pain-killer given to reduce pain associated with muscles and bone.

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Can I take diclofenac for a toothache?
Diclofenac can be taken for dental pain (toothache). However, please consult your doctor as there could be an underlying infection or other problem which needs to be diagnosed before starting the treatment.

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Can I take diclofenac for a headache?
Diclofenac can be taken for headache. However, it is important to know the cause of headache before starting the treatment especially if the frequency is very high. Please consult your doctor.

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Can I take diclofenac for back pain?
Diclofenac can be taken for back pain as it can be used for pain involving muscles and bone. However, it is important to know the cause of back pain before starting the treatment. Please consult your doctor.

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Can I take diclofenac for neck pain?
Diclofenac can be taken for neck pain if it is related to muscle and bones. However, it should be taken only when advised by your doctor.

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Can I take diclofenac for stomach pain?
Diclofenac is not indicated for stomach pain. It is mainly indicated for relieving musculoskeletal pain, consult a doctor if you have stomach pain, as it could be due to some underlying condition which needs to be diagnosed, before taking any medicine, including a painkiller.

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Can I take diclofenac for gout?
Diclofenac can be taken to reduce pain in gout, especially when there is acute gout (sudden painful condition). However, its usefulness in chronic gout is limited. Consult your doctor for the right treatment of gout as the medicines should be taken only after it is diagnosed by a doctor.

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Can I take diclofenac for sciatica?
Diclofenac is indicated for the relief of pain in low back pain and sciatica. However, you should consult a doctor before taking the drug.

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Can I take diclofenac for muscle pain?
Diclofenac can be taken for muscle pain as it helps in reducing pain. It is a prescription drug and should only be taken if when advised by a doctor.

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Is diclofenac safe in pregnancy?
Diclofenac can cause harmful effects during pregnancy and to the growth of the fetus (unborn child). It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy. Consult your doctor regarding the use of the drug during pregnancy as you may need to discontinue the medicine or stop breastfeeding.

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Is diclofenac safe?
Diclofenac is safe to use if taken in prescribed doses for a prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Is diclofenac a sulfa drug?
No, diclofenac is not a sulfa drug. It a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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Is diclofenac safe during breastfeeding?
Diclofenac is known to be passed in the breast milk in small amounts. So, it should not be taken during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding and you have to take this medicine.

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Is diclofenac safe in diabetes?
Diclofenac is not known to affect blood sugar levels. However, in diabetics, the drug should be taken carefully as it can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases also. Consult your doctor before taking diclofenac if you are a diabetic and you have to take it for a long time.

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Does diclofenac reduce menstrual flow?
Diclofenac is not known to reduce menstrual flow. If you are experiencing any change in the menstrual flow after taking diclofenac, please consult your doctor.

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Does diclofenac reduce fever?
Yes, diclofenac can reduce fever. However, diclofenac in its analgesic (pain-relieving) dose is not indicated for fever. Please consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and right treatment for your fever.

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Does diclofenac induce sleep?
Diclofenac in rare cases can cause somnolence (increased desire to sleep). If you experience any disturbance in your sleep pattern while taking diclofenac, please consult your doctor.

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Does diclofenac expire?
Yes, diclofenac like any other medicine expires. It is not recommended to use the drug after its expiry date. Please check the pack before using the medicine.

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Does diclofenac cause weight gain?
Diclofenac is not seen to cause weight gain. It can, however, rarely cause edema (swelling) due to fluid retention. If you experience any noticeable change in weight while taking the drug, consult your doctor.

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Does diclofenac have aspirin in it?
No, diclofenac does not contain aspirin. They are different medicines belonging to the same class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Does diclofenac contain paracetamol?
No, diclofenac does not contain paracetamol. They are different medicines belonging to the same class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Does diclofenac contain ibuprofen?
No, diclofenac does not contain ibuprofen. They are different medicines belonging to the same class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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Does diclofenac cause constipation?
Constipation is a very rare side effect with diclofenac. If you experience constipation while taking diclofenac, please consult your doctor.

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Can I take diclofenac with etoricoxib?
Both diclofenac and etoricoxib are the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) and can be given together. No interactions have been reported between the two. However, there are interactions reported between diclofenac and other NSAIDs. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take diclofenac with paracetamol?
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and when given along with other NSAIDs like paracetamol, it can increase the risk of stomach bleeding and ulceration. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take diclofenac with naproxen?
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and when given along with other NSAIDs like naproxen, it can increase the risk of stomach bleeding and ulceration. Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take diclofenac with ibuprofen?
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and when given along with other NSAIDs like ibuprofen, it can increase the risk of stomach bleeding and ulceration. Consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.

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Can I take diclofenac with hydrocodone?
No interactions have been clinically observed between diclofenac and hydrocodone. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medications together.

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Can I take diclofenac with amoxicillin?
Diclofenac and amoxicillin are not known to have any clinically meaningful interactions when taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medications together.

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Can I take diclofenac with meloxicam?
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and when given along with other NSAIDs like meloxicam, it can increase the risk of stomach bleeding and ulceration. Consult your doctor before taking both the drugs together.

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