Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed for the treatment benign prostate hyperplasia in men

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S contains Tamsulosin HCl

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be taken orally (via mouth)

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to adults 

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested under doctor’s advisement 

 

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Type

Capsule

Feature

0.4mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Tamsulosin HCl

Composition

Tamsulosin HCl 0.4 mg

Brand

High-Q Pharma

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia as well as any difficulty a patient might face in urination.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as alpha blockers.These drugs have the ability to block alpha receptors present on the surface of smooth muscles in the body,thereby,causing the smooth muscles around and in the prostate,the bladder and urinary sphincter to relax and provide relief from undesirable symptoms.

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally at least 30 minutes after having a meal (preferably after breakfast),once daily with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the capsule into the esophagus.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is started with a low dose and is increased after a 2 week grace period if the patient does not experience any severe adverse effects.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly or without the consent of a physician once symptoms disappear as that might lead to a resurgence of undesirable symptoms.

Mild side effects such as dizziness,skin rash or stomach problems (diarrhea) may be felt at the start of treatment with Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S,these adverse effects tend to resolve on their own in a few days time.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is mostly prescribed for men and very rarely prescribed for women.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women.If you are undergoing treatment with Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately,the doctor will ask you to stop using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

Indications

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S can be used to treat spasms associated with:

  • Benign prostate hyperplasia
  • Difficulty in passing urine 
  • Painful urination 

How Does Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S Work

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as alpha blockers.These drugs have the ability to block alpha receptors present on the surface of smooth muscles in the body,thereby,causing the smooth muscles around and in the prostate,the bladder and urinary sphincter to relax and provide relief from undesirable symptoms.

How To Use Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally at least 30 minutes after having a meal (preferably after breakfast),once daily with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the capsule into the esophagus.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is started with a low dose and is increased after a 2 week grace period if the patient does not experience any severe adverse effects.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly or without the consent of a physician once symptoms disappear as that might lead to a resurgence of undesirable symptoms.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet a day is to be ingested daily.

Child Dosage

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not prescribed to patients aged 18 years and below.

Elderly Dosage 

Elderly patients that are susceptible to kidney and liver problems,a lowered dose of Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S may be prescribed under the care and supervision of a physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is mostly prescribed for men and very rarely prescribed for women.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women.If you are undergoing treatment with Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately,the doctor will ask you to stop using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Prostate cancer 
  • Moderate to severe kidney diseases 
  • Moderate to severe liver disease 
  • Postural hypotension 
  • Cataract 
  • Glaucoma 
  • Moderate to severe heart disease

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Mild to moderate kidney diseases 
  • Mild to moderate liver disease 
  • Mild to moderate heart disease 
  • Elderly patients 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Other alpha blockers 
  • Anticoagulants 
  • Cimetidine 
  • Medications used to treat erectile dysfunction 
  • Antidepressants 
  • Nitrates 
  • Baclofen 
  • Parkinson’s disease 
  • Certain antibiotics (eg,erythromycin)
  • Antifungals

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Dizziness 
  • Postural hypotension 
  • Weakness/fatigue 
  • Sore throat 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Rash

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Fainting 
  • Painful erection 
  • Swelling of hands and feet 
  • Insomnia 
  • Back pain 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak –If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Blurred vision- this side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days;patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime.If blurred vision persists,please contact your doctor.
  • Skin Rash- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream.Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by rash.An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Key Facts About Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S

  • Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia and urination difficulty
  • Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to men aged 18 years and above 
  • Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S may cause dizziness
  • Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not prescribed to patients suffering from prostate cancer 
  • Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested once daily 

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

 In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#3.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#4.HOW IS Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally at least 30 minutes after having a meal,once daily with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the capsule into the esophagus.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is started with a low dose and is increased after a 2 week grace period if the patient does not experience any severe adverse effects.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly or without the consent of a physician once symptoms disappear as that might lead to a resurgence of undesirable symptoms.

#5.HOW DOES Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S WORK?

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as alpha blockers.These drugs have the ability to block alpha receptors present on the surface of smooth muscles in the body,thereby,causing the smooth muscles around and in the prostate,the bladder and urinary sphincter to relax and provide relief from undesirable symptoms.

#6.WILL Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

Yes. As Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S may lead to difficulty in maintaining an erection or cause a painful erection.

#7.CAN I TAKE Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to men mostly and to women extremely rarely.Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women.If you are undergoing treatment with Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S and become pregnant,inform your doctor immediately,the doctor will ask you to stop using Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

#8.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

  • Dizziness 
  • Postural hypotension 
  • Weakness/fatigue 
  • Sore throat 
  • Blurred vision 
  • Rash

#9.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence, if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#10.IS Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S SAFE TO GIVE TO ELDERLY PATIENTS?

Yes.This drug can be easily and safely prescribed to patients above 18 years of age.For eldery patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Solosin SR 0.4mg Capsule 10 ‘S.