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Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR


Overview

Uses of Tamwin Tablet MR

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

Tamwin Tablet MR side effects

Common
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion

How to use Tamwin 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. Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.
Take Tamsulosin 30-60 minutes after the same meal each day.

How Tamwin Tablet MR works

Tamwin 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.

Tamwin 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
Tamwin 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
Tamwin 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
Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR is recommended.
However, limited information is available on the use of Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tamwin Tablet MR?

If you miss a dose of Tamwin 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR
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Expert Advice

  • Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
  • Tamwin 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.
  • Tamwin 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 Tamwin 0.4 mg Tablet MR.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tamwin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
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 Tamwin

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. When does Tamwin start to work?

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

Q. Can I take Tamwin with vitamin D?

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

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

In patient with kidney stones, Tamwin 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 Tamwin in kidney stones also decreases the need for painkillers.

Q. Why does Tamwin cause dizziness?

Tamwin 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 Tamwin before my cataract surgery?

Tamwin 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 Tamwin cause stuffy nose?

Tamwin 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 Tamwin increase blood sugar levels?

Use of Tamwin 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 Tamwin with ibuprofen or paracetamol?

Tamwin 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

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