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Veltam-F Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Tamsulosin, Finasteride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 28, 2019

This medication, is an alpha-blocker in combination. It has an antiandrogen that helps to relax the enlarged muscles of an affected prostate and bladder. This 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, Veltam-F Tablet is not for use for women and children. Side effects include a drop in blood pressure that may lead to dizziness or fainting.

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.

Following conditions can be restored by utilising this prescription

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Here are some possible side effects of this medication

  • Decreased Libido

  • Decreased Semen Volume

  • Impotence

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consumption with alcohol can drop the blood pressure which will bring dizziness and can make you unconscious thus it will become dangerous to walk or travel.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor. The effect of this medicine on fetus is not clearly established and hence, doctor consultation is recommended before consumption.
  • 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Veltam-F Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

This is an antagonist to alpha-1A as well as alpha-1B-adrenoceptors within the prostatic urethra, bladder neck, prostate, and prostatic capsule. Alpha1-adrenoceptors subtypes such as alpha-1A, alpha-1B, and alpha-1D. It also acts as an anti-androgen thereby lowering the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in certain body parts like hair follicles and prostate gland.

Ques: What is Veltam-F Tablet?

Ans: Veltam is a medication which has Finasteride and Tamsulosin as active elements present in it. This medication performs its action by reducing the amount of hormone dihydrotestosterone in the body, obstructing the action of adrenalin and relaxing the muscles.

Ques: What are the uses of Veltam-F Tablet?

Ans: This is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Urination in men with an enlarged prostate, Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Male pattern hair loss.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Veltam-F Tablet?

Ans: This is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects such as Rashes, Itchy skin, Swelling of the lips or face, Palpitation, Breast tenderness, Enlargement, Decreased volume of ejaculate, Testicular pain, Increased liver enzyme, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Veltam-F Tablet?

Ans: Store Veltam in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Veltam-F Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Veltam-F Tablet?

Ans: Contraindication to Veltam. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as Allergic reactions, Hypersensitivity, Pregnancy, and Severe dizziness.

Ques: Is Veltam-F Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Veltam-F Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Veltam can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Ejaculation disorders, Sexual dysfunction, Decreased sexual desire, Itching of skin, Problems with erection, etc.
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About Veltam-F Tablet
What are the uses of Veltam-F Tablet
What are the contraindications of Veltam-F Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Veltam-F Tablet ?
Key highlights of Veltam-F Tablet
What are the substitutes for Veltam-F Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
FAQs about Veltam-F Tablet