Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S
Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

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Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S Description

Silodal D8 capsule contains a combination of silodosin and dutasteride as active ingredients. It is used for the treatment of enlarged prostate gland in men. Silodal D8 capsule also helps in easing th...
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ContainsSilodosin(8.0 Mg),Dutasteride(0.5 Mg)
UsesEnlarged prostate gland
Side effectsHeadache, diarrhoea, nose blockage
ClassificationDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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Uses of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

Silodal D8 capsule is used for the treatment of enlarged prostate gland in men (benign prostatic hyperplasia).

Contraindications of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

  • If you are allergic to silodosin, dutasteride, or any other ingredient of Silodal D8 capsule.
  • If you are taking medicines like ketoconazole, itraconazole, ritonavir or cyclosporine. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you suffer from a disorder of the liver or kidneys.
  • If you are a female or a child.

Side effects of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Nose blockage
  • Problem in ejaculation

Precautions and Warnings of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Silodal D8 capsule?
A:
Silodal D8 capsule may lead to changes in blood pressure at times. Do not drive until you are sure that you are alert and stable to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Silodal D8 capsule?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with Silodal D8 capsule. However, ask your doctor for advice on the use of alcohol with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from low or high blood pressure.
  • You suffer from any eye disorder or planning to get eye surgery.
  • You suffer from heart disease.
  • You have any fungal or viral infection.
  • You are taking medicines for lowering immunity.

Mode of Action of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

How Does It Work?

  • Silodal D8 capsule contains a combination of silodosin and dutasteride as active ingredients.
  • Silodosin facilitates the flow of urine and relieves the discomfort due to the enlarged prostate gland.
  • Dutasteride reduces the size of the enlarged prostate gland.
  • Together, both these medicines help in controlling the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia in men.

Directions for Use of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

  • Silodal D8 capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with or after your meal.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Silodal D8 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 interaction.
  • Antifungal medicines such as ketoconazole and itraconazole, immunosuppressant medicines such as cyclosporine, and antiviral medicine such as ritonavir should be avoided with Silodal D8 capsule.
  • Concomitant use of blood pressure lowering medicines should be done with caution, as it may lead to excessive lowering of blood pressure.

Storage and disposal of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

  • Store Silodal D8 capsule below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Silodal D 8mg Combipack Capsule 20'S

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Silodal D8 capsule, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Silodal D8 capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the 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: Does Silodal D8 capsule cure prostate cancer?

A: Silodal D8 capsule works for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. It has no direct effect to cure prostate cancer.

Q: Does Silodal D8 capsule affect fertility?

A: Silodal D8 capsule can lead to problems in ejaculation and low sperm count till you take the medicine. This problem reverses back to normal after you stop taking the medicine.

Q: Should I reduce my water intake to relieve frequent urge of urination?

A: Do not reduce your water intake. It is important to stay hydrated. Consult your doctor and take proper treatment for the increased urge to urinate.

Q: What is Silodal D8 capsule used for?

  • Silodal D8 capsule is used for the treatment of enlarged prostate gland in men.
  • It also helps in easing the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) like difficulty in passing urine, frequent urination, increased frequency of urination at night or inability to empty the bla...
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Q: Can I stop taking Silodal D8 if I start feeling better?

A: No, you should not stop taking Silodal D8 capsule even if you feel better. Always take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as suggested by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
SILODAL D
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 10:54 AM (IST)

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