Urimax 400

Urimax 400

tamsulosin

Manufacturer:

Unicure

Distributor:

Qualimed

Marketer:

Qualicare Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tamsulosin HCl
Indications/Uses
Benign prostatic hyperplasia to relieve symptoms of urinary obstruction.
Dosage/Direction for Use
400 mcg once daily, may be increased after 2 wk, if necessary to 800 mcg once daily.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush/open.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Potential risk of syncope, intraoperative floppy iris syndrome, patient w/ serious or life-threatening allergy w/ sulfa drugs. Monitor BP closely on patient receiving antihypertensive drugs. Rule out prostate carcinoma prior treatment. Do not use in women, childn.
Adverse Reactions
Infection, back pain, headache, dizziness, somnolence, rhinitis, increased cough, chest pain, diarrhea, nausea, sinusitis, abnormal ejaculation, decreased libido & blurred vision. Symptomatic postural hypotension, vertigo, skin rash, pruritus, urticaria, angioedema of tongue, lips & face. Arrhythmia, dipsosis, nervousness, stomach heaviness, stomachache, decreased appetite, edema, urinary incontinence, impaired swallowing, generalized fatigue, burning sensation of the pharynx, palpitations, constipation, vomiting skin desquamation.
Drug Interactions
Indomethacin; amitriptyline & chlorpromazine; verapamil, nifedipine; digoxin.
MIMS Class
Drugs for Bladder & Prostate Disorders
ATC Classification
G04CA02 - tamsulosin ; Belongs to the class of alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists. Used in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Urimax 400 EC tab 400 mcg
Packing/Price
100's
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