Tamfil S Capsule is primarily used to treat kidney stones and symptoms including difficulty in urination, increased need to urinate at odd times and a weak stream. It is important that you brief the doctor about your medical history. Exercise caution if you have liver disease and low blood pressure.
The medication is composed of Tamsulosin and Deflazacort. The drg is an alpha-blocker and works by relaxing the muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so as to allow easy passage of urine. It also works by reducing inflammation in the kidneys to promote the passage of the stones through urine.
Doctor may prescribe Defcort Tm Tablet in combination with other medications to treat related symptoms. The best effect can be seen if taken along with food. Patients must take it regularly in the prescribed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
Primary use of this medicine are as follows:
Is It safe with alcohol?Taking Defcort Tm Tablet with alcohol may lower your blood pressure. This can cause dizziness or feeling like you might pass out, especially when getting up from a sitting or lying position.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Defcort Tm Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?It may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
Does this affect liver function?No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
Are there any missed dose instructions?The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
This medication behaves as an antagonist to alpha-1A as well as alpha-1B-adrenoceptors within prostatic urethra, bladder neck, prostate and prostatic medicine. It also acts on glucocorticoid receptor and inhibits the chemical substances that cause inflammation and allergic reaction.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
- Alpha-adrenergic blockers should not be used in combination with other alpha-adrenergic blocking agents.
- Warfarin: Use caution with concomitant administration of warfarin and Defcort Tm Tablet.
- Cimetidine resulted in a significant decrease (26%) in the clearance of Defcort Tm Tablet which resulted in a moderate increase in Defcort Tm Tablet AUC (44%); therefore, use with caution when used in combination with cimetidine (especially doses >0.4 mg).
- No dosage adjustments necessary if administered with atenolol, enalapril, or Procardia XL®.
Interaction with Disease
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