Silodal 8 Capsule

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Silodal 8 Capsule


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MANUFACTURER

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Silodosin (8mg)

INTRODUCTION OF SILODAL CAPSULE

Silodal 8 Capsule is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It helps to relieve symptoms like difficulty in passing urine. However, it does not decrease the size of the prostate.

Always take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. It should be taken orally with food. You should finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. But, before taking it, inform doctor if your suffering from any liver or kidney disease. If you have to undergo an eye surgery due to cataract or glaucoma than inform your eye doctor about the usage of this medicine.

It is usually well tolerated. However, it may produce some mild side effects such as dizziness, so avoid driving or doing things that need mental focus. Simple lifestyle changes can help you manage your symptoms better. Try to urinate as soon as you feel the urge. However, take care not to strain or push to empty your bladder. You should avoid drinking fluids (especially alcohol, caffeine) a few hours before going to bed or going out.

USES OF SILODAL CAPSULE

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

SILODAL CAPSULE SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nasal congestion
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE SILODAL CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Silodal 8 Capsule is to be taken with food.
Avoid Silodal 8 Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

HOW SILODAL CAPSULE WORKS

Silodal 8 Capsule is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

SILODAL CAPSULE RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Silodal 8 Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
warnings Pregnancy
Silodal 8 Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
warnings Lactation
Information regarding the use of Silodal 8 Capsule during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Driving
Silodal 8 Capsule may cause dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings Kidney
Silodal 8 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Silodal 8 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Silodal 8 Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
warnings Liver
Silodal 8 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Silodal 8 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Silodal 8 Capsule in these patients.

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