Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR


Overview

Uses of Tamgress Tablet MR

Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Tamgress Tablet MR side effects

Common
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion

How to use Tamgress Tablet MR

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. Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.
Tamsulosin must be taken after breakfast or the first meal of the day.

How Tamgress Tablet MR works

Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily. This helps empty the bladder completely and reduces the need to pass urine frequently or urgently in BPH.

Tamgress Tablet MR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR is recommended.
However, limited information is available on the use of Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tamgress Tablet MR?

If you miss a dose of Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
  • Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR must be taken with food.
  • You will feel better within hours or days of starting the treatment. Full effect is usually seen within 2 weeks.
  • Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • If you are scheduled to undergo an eye surgery due to cataract or glaucoma, inform your eye doctor about the usage of Tamgress 0.4 mg Tablet MR.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tamgress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suvida Force
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vemol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tamgress

Kidney stone at right side now am taking tamgress 0.4 mg it will dissolve the stone naturally sir stone size 5mm
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
It will not dissolve stone, it is dilating urine pathway so that stone can go out. Take plenty of water and start tab Neeri twice daily for 1 month.
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. When does Tamgress start to work?

An improvement in urine flow can be seen in 4 to 8 hours after taking Tamgress. However, it may take 2 to 4 weeks for the full effect to come.

Q. Can I take Tamgress with vitamin D?

Yes, Tamgress can be taken with vitamin D. No harmful effects or any interactions have been reported when these are used together.

Q. How does Tamgress help in removal of kidney stones?

In patient with kidney stones, Tamgress helps in removal of stones via urine. It works by relaxing the muscles of the urinary tract which causes an easy removal of the stones.Use of Tamgress in kidney stones also decreases the need for painkillers.

Q. Why does Tamgress cause dizziness?

Tamgress causes peripheral blood vessel dilatation and pooling of blood in the extremities causing fall in blood pressure on sudden change in posture from lying down to sitting or standing. This makes patient experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, spinning sensation, and vertigo.

Q. Why should I stop taking Tamgress before my cataract surgery?

Tamgress can cause floppy eye syndrome in which the muscles of the iris become floppy and the pupil constricts unexpectedly during cataract surgery. So, when the eye surgeon actually needs a dilated pupil, it will constrict and restrict the field of surgery, and can affect the surgical outcomes.

Q. Why does Tamgress cause stuffy nose?

Tamgress relaxes the smooth muscles of the blood vessels and this vasodilation of the blood vessels can cause a stuffy nose.

Q. Can the use of Tamgress increase blood sugar levels?

Use of Tamgress does not increase your blood sugar levels. If you notice any change in the blood sugar levels while taking it, consult your doctor as this could be due to some condition which needs attention.

Q. Apart from taking medicines, what should I do to manage my prostate symptoms?

Simple lifestyle changes can help you manage your symptoms better. Try to urinate when you first get the urge. However, take care not to strain or push to empty your bladder. Avoid drinking fluids (especially alcohol, caffeine) a few hours before bedtime or going out. Also, you should not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor because some medicines can increase your urge to urinate.

Q. Can I take Tamgress with ibuprofen or paracetamol?

Tamgress can be taken with ibuprofen or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Jan 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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