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Composition for Silotrif-D Products

Silotrif-D Products are primarily used for

About Silotrif-D Products

Uses of Silodosin

Silodosin is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). and to relieve symptoms during urination like hesitancy, incomplete emptying, weak stream, increased urgency and frequency, and increased urination in the night.

Silodosin side effects


Dizziness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Headache, Ejaculation disorder, Nausea, Infection, Abdominal pain.

How Silotrif-D Products work

Silodosin is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

Uses of Dutasteride

Dutasteride is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dutasteride side effects


Impotence, Decreased libido, Ejaculation disorder, Breast enlargement in male, Breast tenderness in male.

How Silotrif-D Products work

Dutasteride is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine.

Patient Concerns about Silotrif-D

Frequently asked questions about Silotrif-D Products

Frequently asked questions about Silodosin

Q. What is Silodosin used for?
Silodosin is a medicine given for the treatment of difficulty in urination, urinary dribbling, a strong urge to urination, and frequent urination during the night. It is also used to relieve other symptoms associated with benign enlargement of the prostate gland. It works by reducing the tension in the muscles of the urinary tract like the prostate gland and urethra. It facilitates an easier flow of urine through the urethra, and hence, is very useful in men with difficulty of urination.
Q. When should I take Silodosin?
It is usually advised to take the dose of Silodosin daily with a meal. Prefer taking it at the same time of the day. In patients with any kidney impairment, the dose is reduced by the doctor. Patients who are unable to swallow the capsules can open the capsule and sprinkle the powder on a tablespoon of apple sauce. Consume this mixture immediately within 5 minutes without chewing and drink a glass of cool water immediately afterwards.
Q. Can I undergo cataract surgery while taking Silodosin?
In some cases, Silodosin has shown specific side effect on the eyes. It has been observed that during an eye surgery the iris tends to get floppy and pupil size becomes small in patients taking Silodosin. This makes the operation difficult and tedious. Hence, you should always inform your eye specialist about any history related to the use of Silodosin. Also, the doctor should be informed about all the medication that you are on before starting the treatment.
Q. Can Silodosin cause erectile dysfunction?
Silodosin usually does not affect erectile function. However, Silodosin may cause other sexual problems like ejaculatory dysfunction and failure to ejaculate. If you experience any side effects or uneasiness while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately.
Q. Does Silodosin lower blood pressure?
Yes, Silodosin may cause a drop in blood pressure. This most commonly occurs while taking the first dose of this medicine. Hence, you should be cautious while driving, operating any machinery, or doing any important work during the initial days of treatment. Consult your doctor before you start taking this medication.
Q. Can I take sildenafil while taking Silodosin?
You must consult your doctor before you start taking these medications. Silodosin can sometimes cause low blood pressure and fainting. Taking sildenafil along with Silodosin can further deteriorate the condition. It could also lead to increased chances of drop in blood pressure in a few sensitive patients. As a result, there could be increase in chances of fainting which could be dangerous.

Frequently asked questions about Dutasteride

Q. How long does it take for Dutasteride to work?
Dutasteride starts working within a few days of taking this medicine, and you may notice a constant improvement in your symptoms. However, for some patients, this medicine may take around 3-6 months to work. You should keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Products for Silotrif-D

Silotrif-D 8 Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
MSN Laboratories
Silotrif-D 4mg/0.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
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Silotrif-D 4 Capsule Combipack
box of 20 capsule combipack
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Silotrif-D 8 Capsule Combipack
box of 20 capsule combipack
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