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Prostam may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prostam is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there... View More
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Prostam is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Prostam does not usually affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Prostam is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prostam is recommended. However, limited information is available on the u... View More
Prostam should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prostam may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Prostam is an alpha adrenergic antagonist that is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It helps to relieve symptoms like difficulty in... View More
Uses of Prostam
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Side effects of Prostam
- Retrograde ejaculation
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
How to use Prostam
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. Prostam is to be taken wit... View More
How Prostam works
Prostam 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 empt... View More
What if you forget to take Prostam?
If you miss a dose of Prostam, 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 r... View More
- Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR helps in relieving the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It does not decrease the size of the prostate.
- Veltam 0.4 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.
- Veltam 0.4 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 Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Prolonged release tab: May be taken with or without food. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush. Cap: Should be taken with food. Take ½ hr following the sam... View More
Oral Benign prostatic hyperplasia Adult: 1 (400mcg) capsule once daily. If response is inadequate after 2-4 weeks, may be increased to 800 mcg once d... View More
Renal impairment CrCl ?10 mL/min: Dosage adjustment not necessary CrCl <10 mL/min: Not studied
Hypersensitivity to sulfonamide, severe hepatic impairment, lactation. History of orthostatic hypotension.
Mode of Action
Tamsulosin is a selective alpha1 adrenoreceptor-blocking agent. Smooth muscle tone is mediated by the sympathetic nervous stimulation of alpha1 adrenore... View More
Hypersensitivity to Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. A history of orthostatic hypotension; severe hepatic insufficiency. As with other alpha1 blockers, a reduc... View More
>10% Headache (19-21%),Orthostatic hypotension (6-19%),Rhinitis (13-18%),Abnormal ejaculation (8-18%),Dizziness (15-17%),Arthralgia (11%),Infection (9-... View More
Increased plasma concentration w/ strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. ketoconazole). Moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. erythromycin), strong (e.g. paroxetine)... View More
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