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Defcort Tm Tablet

Manufacturer: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Tamsulosin, Deflazacort
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: March 18, 2019

Defcort Tm Tablet, is an alpha blocker that helps to relax the enlarged muscles of an affected prostrate and bladder. It helps to ease out the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) which includes difficulty in urination, increased need to urinate at odd times, and a weak stream.

Being a medicine for men, Defcort Tm Tablet is not for use for women and children. It is important that you brief the doctor about all other medication you’re currently on, as it may lead to adverse reactions with similar medicines such as prazosin, silodosin, etc. Defcort Tm Tablet is not to be taken if you are allergic to it. Let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney disease, if you suffer from low blood pressure or have a history of prostrate cancer.

Defcort Tm Tablet is taken orally, with the dosage depending on your medical condition and response to the treatment. It is important that you take the capsule at the same time every day, thirty minutes after your meal, daily. Taking it regularly would help to increase its effectiveness.

Side effects include a drop in blood pressure that may lead to dizziness or fainting.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Urologist before using this medicine.

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • Decreased Libido

  • Decreased Semen Volume

  • Impotence

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking tamsulosin 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?

    Flolite d 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.

Defcort Tm Tablet is an antagonist to alpha-1A as well as alpha-1B-adrenoceptors within prostatic urethra, bladder neck, prostate and prostatic capsule. Alpha1-adrenoceptors subtypes such as alpha-1A, alpha-1B and alpha-1D.

Ques: What is Defcort Tm Tablet?

Ans: Tamsulosin is an antagonist which performs its action by relaxing the muscle in the bladder. This medication treats symptoms of Benign prostatic hyperplasia and enlargement of the prostate. Tamsulosin is used to increase the flow of urine and also relaxes the bladder muscles. This medication is not recommended to the patients having hypertension and cardiovascular issues.

Ques: What are the uses of Defcort Tm Tablet?

Ans: Tamsulosin is an antagonist medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Benign prostatic hyperplasia and enlargement of the prostate. Apart from these, it can also be used to increase the flow of urine and also relaxes the bladder muscles. This medication is not adequate for patients having hypertension and cardiovascular issues. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Tamsulosin to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Defcort Tm Tablet?

Ans: Tamsulosin is a salt which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Tamsulosin which are as dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, running nose and allergic reactions. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Tamsulosin.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Defcort Tm Tablet?

Ans: Tamsulosin should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication. It is important to dispose of expired and unused medications properly to avoid adverse effects.
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