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Tamdura Capsule Mr

Manufacturer :  Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Tamsulosin, Dutasteride
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Tamdura Capsule Mr

Tamdura Capsule Mr is a combination of Tamsulosin and Dutasteride. It primarily works as an alpha-blocker to relax inflamed muscles of the bladder and prostate. The medicine reduces the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) including difficulty in urination, increased urge to urinate, and a frail urine stream.

Tamdura Capsule Mr is prescribed for oral use. The dosage varies with the patient’s medical history as well as the response to the treatment. The medicine is usually administered daily, thirty minutes after a meal.

Tamdura Capsule Mr is strictly used by men and must be at all cost avoided by women and children. The doctor must review all existing medications before prescribing the use of this medication. Otherwise, drug interactions with medicines like prazosin, silodosin, etc may result in unwanted side effects.

The side effects of using Tamdura Capsule Mr include a drop in blood pressure resulting in dizziness and even fainting. It can also cause fever with chills, cough, chest pain, dizziness, abnormal ejaculation, decreased interest in sexual intercourse, headache, runny nose, body pain, and trouble sleeping.

It is important that you brief the doctor about all other medication you’re currently on, as it may lead to adverse reactions. The capsule should be consumed if you are allergic to it. Let your doctor know:

The dosage of this medication depends 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. Taking it regularly would help to increase its effectiveness.

    What are the uses of Tamdura Capsule Mr

    • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

    What are the contraindications of Tamdura Capsule Mr ?

    • Hypersensitivity

    • Hypotension

    What are the side effects of Tamdura Capsule Mr ?

    • Decreased Libido

    • Decreased Semen Volume

    • Breast Pain

    • Ejaculation Disorder

    • Dizziness

    • Fever With Chills

    • Blocked Or Runny Nose

    • Body Pain

    Key highlights of Tamdura Capsule Mr

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      This medication along with alcohol causes reduction of blood pressure inducing dizziness.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medication is not safe to use during pregnancy.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      The medication may not be suitable for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      The medication may cause dizziness. Exercise caution if you have to drive or operate a machinery.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      The medication may not be suggested to be used in patients with severe renal disease.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      It is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

    What are the substitutes for Tamdura Capsule Mr ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Tamdura Capsule Mr , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

    How does this medication work?

    It 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. The drug also restricts the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone. DHT is responsible for the swelling of the prostate.

      What are the interactions of Tamdura Capsule Mr ?

      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

        Drugs like Diltiazem, Erythromycin, Ketoconazole interact with Tamdura Capsule Mr.
      • Interaction with Disease

        Tamdura Capsule Mr is not advised for patients recovering from cataract surgery or with glaucoma.

      FAQs about Tamdura Capsule Mr

      • Ques : What is Tamdura capsule mr?

        Ans : Tamdura Capsule works as an alpha-blocker that helps to relax the enlarged muscles of an affected prostate and bladder. It helps to ease out the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The capsule contains Dutasteride and Tamsulosin as active ingredients. Tamdura Capsule works by blocking the action of adrenalin and relaxing the muscles; inhibiting the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone.

      • Ques : What is the use of Tamdura capsule mr?

        Ans : Tamdura Capsule Mr is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like difficulty urination in men with enlarged prostate, acute urinary retention, symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia in men, an enlarged prostate gland.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Tamdura capsule mr?

        Ans : Side effects include constipation, ejaculation disorder, weakness, diarrhea, and hypersensitivity reactions. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to difficulty ejaculating, headache, itching of skin, and sexual dysfunction. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Tamdura capsule mr ?

        Ans : Tamdura Capsule should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use tamdura capsule mr before I see improvement in my condition?

        Ans : In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 2 weeks to 3 months. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

      • Ques : At what frequency do I need to use tamdura capsule mr?

        Ans : This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

      • Ques : Should I use tamdura capsule mr empty stomach, before food or after food?

        Ans : This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.


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