Geriflo D Tablet
Geriflo D Tablet Description
Geriflo D Tablet contains a combination of Tamsulosin and Dutasteride. It is used for the treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition of the enlarged prostate gland in men. Geriflo D
Tablet works by a dual mechanism of action, Dutasteride helps in reducing the size of the enlarged prostate, whereas Tamsulosin relaxes the muscles of the bladder and prostate. It helps in easing the symptoms of BPH like difficulty in passing urine, frequent urination, increased frequency of urination at night or inability to empty the bladder. Inform your doctor about all other medications, over-the-counter medications and herbal products you are taking before starting with this medicine.
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|Contains||Dutasteride(0.5 Mg) + Tamsulosin(0.4 Mg)|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA|
Uses of Geriflo D Tablet
- To treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Contraindications of Geriflo D Tablet
- If you are allergic to Tamsulosin, Dutasteride or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
- If you have a liver disorder or liver function problem.
- If you are allergic to soya and peanut.
- If you experience giddiness or fall when you gradually get up from a sitting position.
Side effects of Geriflo D Tablet
- Breast enlargement
- Tenderness in breast
- Low sexual drive
- Ejaculation problem
Mode of Action of Geriflo D Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Geriflo D Tablet has complementary mechanisms of action which improves the symptoms like the urinary flow and urinary retention related discomfort and also the need for surgery to remove the enlarged prostate gland....
- Tamsulosin helps in relaxing the prostate and bladder muscles whereas Dutasteride interferes with the formation of the hormone responsible for the enlarged prostate gland.
Directions for Use of Geriflo D Tablet
- Geriflo D Tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor.
- It should be swallowed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water after the meal.
Interactions of Geriflo D Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Geriflo D Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Avoid taking this medicine along with Ketoconazole, Paroxetine, Verapamil, Diltiazem as there can be increased chances of side effects.
- Your blood pressure can reduce if you are taking blood pressure-lowering medicines, you are on anaesthesia or taking sildenafil, prazosin along Geriflo D Tablet.
- Long term use of this medicine with Ritonavir, Indinavir, Nefazodone, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole should be avoided.
- Other medicines like Cimetidine, Diclofenac, Warfarin should not be used if you are taking Geriflo D Tablet.
Interactions with food items
Storage and disposal of Geriflo D Tablet
- Store below 30°C in the original container Keep it out of the reach of children...
- This medicine is absorbed through the skin If anyone comes in contact with this medicine by mistake, then the contact area should be washed immediately with soap and water...
Dosage of Geriflo D Tablet
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking Geriflo D Tablet?
- It should not be given to a male below 18 years old.
- Pregnant women should not touch this medicine as it gets absorbed through the skin and can cause harm to the foetus.
- If you have a history of an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
Q: Can Geriflo D Tablet be taken after consuming alcohol?
Q: Is Geriflo D Tablet safe in elderly patients?
Q: Why is Geriflo D Tablet withdrawn before cataract surgery?
Q: How long can Geriflo D Tablet be taken?
Q: What are the side effects of prolonged use of Geriflo D Tablet?
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