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Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR

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Overview

Uses of Urimax Capsule MR

Urimax Capsule MR side effects

Common
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Dizziness
  • Nasal congestion

How to use Urimax Capsule 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. Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR is to be taken with food.
Take Tamsulosin 30-60 minutes after the same meal each day.

How Urimax Capsule MR works

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 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.

Urimax Capsule MR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR. 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
Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Urimax 0.2 Capsule 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
Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR is recommended.
However, limited information is available on the use of Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR in patients with end stage kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Urimax Capsule MR?

If you miss a dose of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
  • Urimax 0.2 Capsule 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.
  • Urimax 0.2 Capsule 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 Urimax 0.2 Capsule MR.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Urimax 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): 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 Urimax

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Sir, my prostate enlarged in grade 2 It is enlarging 39gms to 52 gms since last two years in spite of taking medicine URIMAX 0.4mg daily at bed time one cap. Will be next any add medicine or Chang?
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
U can start urimax D
I am taking tamflo 0.4 since over 4 years. I am comfortable with this medicine. Now it is not available with any pharmacist, even on line. Request you to suggest to me another prescription with almost same composition.
Dr. Praveen Pushkar
Sexologist
Dynapress 0.4 or urimax 0.4
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FAQs

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

Use of Urimax 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. When does Urimax start to work?

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

Q. Can I take Urimax with vitamin D?

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

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

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

Q. Why does Urimax cause dizziness?

Urimax dilates the blood vessels and leads to the accumulation of blood in the extremities (ends of the arms and limbs). This restrains the proper flow of blood to the brain, thereby causing the blood pressure to fall on the sudden change in posture. As a result, the patient may experience dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, spinning sensation, and vertigo.

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

Urimax 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 Urimax cause stuffy nose?

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

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 Urimax with ibuprofen or paracetamol?

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

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