Sildoo 4mg Capsule
Sildoo 4mg Capsule

Sildoo 4mg Capsule

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Medical Description

Sildoo Capsule is used for the treatment of problems arising due to the enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prodynamic hyperplasia (BPH). It contains silodosin as it...
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ContainsSilodosin(4.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Benign prodynamic hyperplasia
Side effectsRetrograde ejaculation, dizziness, postural hypotension, headache
ClassificationDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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Uses of Sildoo 4 MG

Sildoo is used for the treatment of enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prodynamic hyperplasia (BPH).

Contraindications of Sildoo 4 MG

  • If you are allergic to Silodosin or any other ingredients of the Sildoo Capsule.
  • If you have severe kidney disease.
  • If you have severe liver disease.
  • If you are taking this medicine with other medicines such as ketoconazole, clarithromycin, itraconazole and ritonavir.

Side effects of Sildoo 4 MG

  • Retrograde ejaculation (backward flow of semen/orgasm with less or no semen)
  • Dizziness
  • Postural hypotension (a drop in blood pressure after a change of posture)
  • Headache
  • Loose motions
  • Nasal congestion
  • The common cold (upper respiratory tract infection)

Precautions and Warnings of Sildoo 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sildoo Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Sildoo Capsule should not be taken by any pregnant women in any case.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sildoo Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Sildoo Capsule is contraindicated for nursing mothers.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sildoo Capsule?
A:
Sildoo Capsule can cause dizziness or fainting. If you are taking this medicine avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sildoo Capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol while taking Sildoo Capsule can increase dizziness. Therefore, avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your blood pressure drops after a change of posture e.g. from sitting to standing or from lying down to sitting or standing while taking Sildoo Capsule.
  • You have kidney disease.
  • You are using other medicines from the alpha-blocker group of medicines.
  • You are planning to do cataract surgery.
  • Carcinoma (a type of cancer) and benign prodynamic hyperplasia (BPH) have many similar symptoms therefore the tests should be done to identify the presence of carcinoma before starting Sildoo Capsule.

Mode of Action of Sildoo 4 MG

How Does It Work?

It works by causing muscle relaxation of the prostate gland, part of the urethra inside the prostate, the lower part of the urinary bladder which results in an improvement in the urine flow in patient...
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Directions for Use of Sildoo 4 MG

  • Sildoo Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with or after having your meal.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Sildoo 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sildoo Capsule 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines for fungal infections, erectile dysfunctions, medicines for heart diseases and antiviral medicines.

Storage and disposal of Sildoo 4 MG

  • Store Sildoo Capsules below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Sildoo 4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include a fall in blood pressure. If you have taken too much of Sildoo Capsule then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Sildoo Capsule then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: At what time of the day should Sildoo be taken?

A: Sildoo should be taken with food or as advised by the doctor. It should preferably be taken with food at bedtime so that the body gets used to its side effects such as dizziness.

Q: For how long can we take Sildoo?

A: Sildoo is usually prescribed for a long duration. You should take Sildoo Capsule for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Do not exceed the recommended duration without consulting a doctor. Also, do not stop the treatment midway, even if you feel improvement in symptoms.

Q: What is the composition of Sildoo?

A: The composition of the Sildoo Capsule consists of silodosin as its active medicine. It is used for the treatment of problems arising due to the enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prodynamic hyperplasia (BPH).

Q: How does Sildoo Capsule work?

A: Sildoo Capsule works by causing muscle relaxation of the prostate gland, part of the urethra inside the prostate, the lower part of the urinary bladder which results in an improvement in the urine flow in patients with benign prodynamic hyperplasia.

Q: What is Sildoo used for?

A: Sildoo is used for the treatment of problems arising due to the enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prodynamic hyperplasia (BPH).
Product Details
Brand
SILDOO
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 05:10 PM (IST)
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