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      SILODAL 8MG CAP

      Country of origin: INDIA

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      10 Units/pack

      MRP 278

      Inclusive of all Taxes

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      SILODAL 8MG CAP

      Silodal 8MG capsule
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Silodal 8MG capsule is an alpha-adrenergic antagonist that is used in men to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) such as painful urination, difficulty in passing urine and urinary urgency or frequency. However, the medicine does not decrease the size of the prostate. This medicine is not recommended in patients with a known history of allergy to silodosin and patients with risk of erectile dysfunction. However, the uses of the medicine mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredient of Silodal 8MG capsule is Silodosin 8MG

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Silodosin is an alpha blocker that works by relaxing the muscles of the prostate gland and bladder and relieves the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This helps to fully drain the bladder and reduces the need to pass urine frequently and urgently in people with benign prostate hyperplasia.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Silodal 8MG capsule:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in capsule
      • History of orthostatic hypotension
      • Severe renal impairment
      • Severe hepatic impairment
      • Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors
      • Caution:
      • Prostate cancer
      • Cataract or glaucoma surgery
      • Priapism
      • Children
      • Pregnancy
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Silodal 8MG. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dose. More common ones are generally mild. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Dizziness
      • Confusion
      • Diarrhea
      • Headache
      • Nasal congestion
      • Orthostatic hypotension
      • Retrograde ejaculation
      • Blurred vision
      • Nasopharyngitis
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Silodal 8MG capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the capsule.
      Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
      The capsule should be taken with food approximately 30 minutes after meals. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day. Take the capsule at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
      Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking Silodal 8MG capsule more than the prescribed dosage. There were no reports of overdose during the clinical development program for this medicine. In case of an accidental overdose of the medicine, promptly ask for medical advice. Depending on the dosage of the capsule, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

      • Severe hypotensive effects
      • Vomiting
      • Diarrhea
      • Palpitations
      • Dermatitis
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take the capsule only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the Silodal 8MG capsule may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Among people with renal problems, extreme caution is recommended. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this capsule is not suggested in patients with severe kidney diseases.

      Liver:

      Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the capsule may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this capsule is not suggested in patients with severe liver diseases.

      Pregnancy:

      Silodal 8MG capsule is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

      Lactation:

      This capsule is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with Silodal 8MG is not recommended as it increases side effects of the capsule. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, dizziness, headache, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      This medicine may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, difficulty in concentration, fatigue, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      There are no known food interactions with this capsule.

      Drug Interactions:

      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Silodal 8MG capsule along with nefazodone, amiodarone, tadalafil, itraconazole, cimetidine, ketoconazole, baclofen, amitriptyline, baclofen, conivaptan, erythromycin, diltiazem, alprazolam.

      Precautions
      • Keep the medicine out of reach of children
      • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Silodosin for:

      This medication is a a1-adrenoceptor antagonist, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (enlarged prostate). It works by relaxing muscles in the prostate and bladder.

      How does Silodosin work:

      In men, it is used to treat the signs of an enlarged prostate.

      How should Silodosin be used:

      It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food. The recommended dose is 8 mg orally once daily with a meal.

      Common side effects of Silodosin :

      Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Headache. Loose stools (diarrhea). Change in sex ability. This most often goes back to normal.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

      What precautions should I take when taking Silodosin :

      This drug is not for use in women. If you have an allergy to silodosin or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have very bad kidney or liver disease.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Chest pain or pressure. Very bad headache. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Silodosin with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Silodosin :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

      Therapeutic Classification

      Drugs for Bladder & Prostate Disorders


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions
      Q1. What is the use of the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      The capsule is an alpha-adrenergic antagonist that is used in men to relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia) such as painful urination, difficulty in passing urine and urinary urgency or frequency. However, the medicine does not decrease the size of the prostate. This medicine is not recommended in patients with a known history of allergy to silodosin and patients with risk of erectile dysfunction.

      Q2. What are the side effects of the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects of the medicine include dizziness, confusion, diarrhea, headache, nasal congestion, orthostatic hypotension, retrograde ejaculation, blurred vision, nasopharyngitis.

      Q3. Should we take Silodal 8MG capsule with food or without food?

      The capsule should be taken with food approximately 30 minutes after meals.

      Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in capsule, history of orthostatic hypotension, severe renal and hepatic impairment, strong CYP3A4 inhibitors. Caution is advised for patients with prostate cancer, cataract or glaucoma surgery, priapism, children and pregnancy.

      Q5. Does Silodal 8MG capsule make you sleepy?

      The capsule does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Q6. Is Silodal 8MG capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Silodal 8MG capsule lead to?

      The capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to severe hypotensive effects, vomiting, diarrhea, palpitations, dermatitis.

      Q7. Can I take Silodal 8MG capsule during pregnancy?

      The capsule is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of this medicine.

      Q8. Can Silodal 8MG capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

      No, do not take this medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the capsule. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, dizziness, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

      Q10. How to store Silodal 8MG capsule?

      Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Silodal 8MG capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

      This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      Q12. Can we give Silodal 8MG capsule to children?

      This medicine is not recommended for children below 18 years as the safety and efficacy of the capsule is not clinically established.

      Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      The amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect in the body is clinically not established.

      Q14. How long does the effect of Silodal 8MG capsule last?

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

      Q15. Can we take Silodal 8MG capsule daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

      Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day.

      Q16. For how many days should I take the Silodal 8MG capsule?

      The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine. To notice the full benefit, take the medicine up to 6 months.

      Q17. When should I take Silodal 8MG capsule?

      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

      Packed By

      SUN PHARMA

      aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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