Silofast 4 Mg

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SKU
BP5
Manufacturer
Cipla Inc.
Generic Brands
Silodosin
Equivalent Brands
Rapaflo
Strength
4mg
PharmaceuticalForm
Tablet/s
Description

Silofast-4 Capsule is an antiadrenergic agent used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement). This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from severe kidney function or liver function impairment.

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Silofast 4mg

Description Of Silofast 4mg

Silofast-4 Capsule is an antiadrenergic agent used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (prostate enlargement). This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from severe kidney function or liver function impairment.

Silofast 4mg Chemical Name

  • Silodosin (4mg)

Silofast 4mg Manufacturer

  • Cipla Ltd

Uses of Silofast 4mg

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia

What is Silofast 4mg?

Silofast Capsule is used for Problems with urination, Increased urgency, Incomplete emptying, Problems urinating, Hesitancy and other conditions. Silofast Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Silofast Capsule contains Silodosin as an active ingredient.

Silofast Capsule works by blocking the alpha-1 receptors located in the muscles of human prostate, urinary bladder and urethra and relaxes these muscles.

How Silofast 4mg working

Silofast 4 Capsule is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.

How is Silofast 4mg used?

Silofast Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Problems with urination
  • Increased urgency
  • Incomplete emptying
  • Problems urinating
  • Hesitancy

Silofast 4mg Indications

Take this medicine with food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Silofast 4mg Dosage

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Contraindication Of Silofast 4mg

  • Amitriptyline
  • Alprazolam
  • Nefazodone
  • Clotrimazole
  • Baclofen
  • Chlordiazepoxide
  • Canagliflozin
  • Conivaptan

Adverse effects Of Silofast 4mg

  • Chills
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Nasal congestion

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Silofast 4mg

Hepatic impairment - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with mild to moderate liver function impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Elderly patients - This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly patients due to the increased risk of a very low blood pressure. Regular monitoring of blood pressure levels is necessary for these patients. Report any unusual symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Cataract surgery - Use of this medicine increases the risk of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome. Patients undergoing cataract surgery should inform the surgeon about the current or previous use of this medicine, so that the surgeon can make appropriate changes in the surgical technique to reduce the risk of intraoperative floppy iris syndrome.

Driving or Operating machinery - Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Antifungal drug intake

Avoid standing up suddenly from bed

Caution has to be take before operating an automobile or machinery

Consult a doctor if you have renal or hepatic disorders

Hypersensitivity

Intake of cyclosporine, diltiazem, prazosin, verapamil

Storage Conditions for Silofast 4mg

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Silofast Capsule.

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