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Sildoo 8mg Capsule
Sildoo 8mg Capsule

Sildoo 8mg Capsule

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
283.69*
MRP 333.75
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Silodosin(8.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Drugs For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Medical Description

Sildoo 8 capsule is used for the treatment of problems arising due to the enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It contains silodosin as i
ts active medicine that 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 prostatic hyperplasia. You need to follow all the instructions of your doctor while taking this capsule. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbs and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.
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Uses of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

For the treatment of enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition is known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Contraindications of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to silodosin or any other ingredients of the Sildoo 8 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 8mg Capsule

  • 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
  • Common cold (upper respiratory tract infection)

Precautions and Warnings of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sildoo 8 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Sildoo 8 capsule is used in men and is not indicated for use in women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sildoo 8 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Sildoo 8 capsule is used in men and is not indicated for use in women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sildoo 8 capsule?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness or fainting. If you do not feel well or are unable to be alert after taking this medicine then you should avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sildoo 8 capsule?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on alcohol. Still, you should avoid taking alcohol in an excessive amount as alcohol intake can make you more dizzy or drowsy.

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 this medicine.
  • 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 prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have many similar symptoms therefore the tests should be done to identify the presence of carcinoma before starting Sildoo 8 capsule
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Mode of Action of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

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
s with benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Directions for Use of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

  • Sildoo 8 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 8mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sildoo 8 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 8mg Capsule

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

Dosage of Sildoo 8mg Capsule

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine 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

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Sildoo 8 capsule cause erectile dysfunction?

A: Sildoo 8 capsule does not cause erectile dysfunction. It can cause retrograde ejaculation, also called dry orgasm where there is a backward flow of semen.

Q: Does Sildoo 8 capsule cause high blood pressure?

A: Sildoo 8 capsule does not cause high blood pressure. In contrast, it causes a drop in blood pressure during a change of body posture, e.g. from sitting to standing or from lying down to sitting or standing, a medical condition called orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension.

Q: What precautions should I take if the doctor tells me that I need to undergo cataract surgery?

A: Taking this medicine can cause a fall of the iris towards the incision site during undergoing cataract surgery, a medical condition known as floppy iris syndrome. Therefore before undergoing cataract surgery you should inform the ophthalmologist that you are taking this medicine.

Q: Does Sildoo 8 capsule cause diarrhoea?

A: Sildoo 8 capsule can cause diarrhoea as a side effect of using this medicine.

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ContainsSilodosin(8.0 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
Side effectsDizziness, sudden drop in blood pressure after a change of posture, headache, diarrhea
Last Updated on: 02 Aug 2021 | 06:46 AM (IST)
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