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:
- If you have liver or kidney disease
- If you suffer from low blood pressure or have a history of prostate cancer.
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.
Below mentioned conditions can be treated with this medication
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Interaction with Disease
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Dutasteride- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. druginfo.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [Cited 24 April 2019]. Available from:https://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/name/dutasteride
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