food interaction for VELTAM
alcohol interaction for VELTAM
pregnancy interaction for VELTAM
lactation interaction for VELTAM
medicine interaction for VELTAM
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION FOR VELTAM
How it works
Common side effects
COMMON DOSAGE FOR VELTAM 0.2 MG TABLET
Patients taking VELTAM 0.2 MG TABLET
- 79%Once A Day
- 14%Twice A Day
- 3%Four Times A Day
- 3%Thrice A week
SUBSTITUTES FOR VELTAM
- TAMCONTIN 0.2 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt LtdRs. 8.90/tabletRs. 89pay 105% more per tablet
- URILOSIN 0.2 MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Cipla LtdRs. 4.35/tabletRs. 43.47same price
- TASULIN 0.2MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Ipca Laboratories LtdRs. 3.90/tabletRs. 39.05save 10% more per tablet
- CONSISTAM 0.2MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Salud Care India Pvt LtdRs. 4/tabletRs. 40save 8% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR VELTAM
- 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 VELTAM
Q. Is tamsulosin/ Flomax/ Veltam available over the counter?
No. Tamsulosin/ Flomax/ Veltam is not available over the counter. It is a prescription drug
Q. Is tamsulosin a steroid/ a diuretic?
No. Tamsulosin is not a steroid or diuretic. It is an alpha blocker
Q. Can I take tamsulosin with Cialis/ tadalafil/ finasteride/ ibuprofen/ sildenafil/ Viagra/ paracetamol/Tylenol/ Sudafed/ aspirin/, ciprofloxacin?
There are no confirmed studies about any interaction between tamsulosin and finasteride/ ibuprofen/ paracetamol/ Sudafed/ aspirin/ ciprofloxacin. However when tamsulosin is taken along with tadalafil or sildenefil the blood pressure may get lowered. Consult your doctor before use
Q. Does tamsulosin cause weight gain?
There is no confirmed evidence about tamsulosin causing weight gain. However the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine
Q. Does tamsulosin lower prostate specific antigen?
Tamsulosin can lower the prostate specific antigen. However the effect may vary with the individual taking the medicine
Q. Does tamsulosin shrink prostate?
Tamsulosin is used to treat symptoms of enlarge prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia), however tamsulosin does not shrink the prostate
Q. Does tamsulosin contain sulfa?
Yes, tamsulosin contains sulpha (sulphur moiety, sulphonamide). Please consult your doctor prior to taking tamsulosin, if you have any allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives (sulfa allergy).