Urimax 0.4 Cap 20'S
Urimax 0.4 Cap 20'S

Urimax 0.4 Cap 20'S

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20 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Urimax 0.4 capsule is used in benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). In older men, the enlargement of the prostate occurs, which leads to difficulty in urination. This contains tamsulosin as an active in...
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ContainsTamsulosin(0.4 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hypertrophy
Side effectsDizziness, difficulties in ejaculation, nausea
ClassificationDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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Uses of Urimax 0.4 MG

Urimax 0.4 capsule is used in men to treat symptoms (like difficulty in urination, urine dribbling, frequent urination during the night) associated with benign enlargement of the prostate (BPH).

Contraindications of Urimax 0.4 MG

  • It improves the symptoms associated with benign enlargement of the prostate.
  • If you are allergic to tamsulosin or other ingredients of Urimax 0.4 capsule.
  • If you have problems with the liver.
  • If you feel dizzy or light-headed when you sit or stand up.

Side effects of Urimax 0.4 MG

  • Dizziness (sitting or standing up from lying position)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Difficulties in ejaculation

Precautions and Warnings of Urimax 0.4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Urimax 0.4 capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Urimax 0.4 capsule is used in men and is not indicated for use in women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Urimax 0.4 capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Urimax 0.4 capsule is used in men and is not indicated for use in women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Urimax 0.4 capsule?
A:
Urimax 0.4 capsule may cause sleepiness, blurred vision, dizziness and fainting, thus avoid driving in case you feel unwell or unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Urimax 0.4 capsule?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Urimax 0.4 capsule, as it may worsen the side effects of the medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with the kidney or liver.
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking Urimax 0.4 capsule.
  • You have fainted or felt dizzy while sitting or standing up.
  • You have or having eye surgery for cataract or glaucoma.
  • If you are below 18 years of age.
  • In men, ejaculation disorders and ejaculation failure have been observed with tamsulosin.

Mode of Action of Urimax 0.4 MG

How Does It Work?

Urimax 0.4 capsule decreases the tension in muscles of the prostate and urethra (which carries urine), so that easier flow of urine is facilitated. It improves the symptoms associated with benign enl...
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Directions for Use of Urimax 0.4 MG

Urimax 0.4 capsule must be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take with or without food. It would be best if taken at a ...
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Interactions of Urimax 0.4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Urimax 0.4 capsule works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • You may experience low blood pressure effects like dizziness and lightheadedness when Urimax 0.4 capsule is taken along with blood pressure medicines like Verapamil and Diltiazem.
  • Medicines like Ketoconazole (used for fungal infection), Erythromycin (antibiotic), Cimetidine (used for acidity), Ritonavir, Indinavir (used for HIV infection) increases the removal of tamsulosin fro...
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  • Warfarin (used to prevent blood clotting) speed up the removal of tamsulosin from the body and thus decrease the effectiveness of tamsulosin.
  • Other medicines like Furosemide, Paroxetine, Doxazosin, Indoramin and Prazosin must be used cautiously along with Urimax 0.4 capsule.

Storage and disposal of Urimax 0.4 MG

  • Store below 30°C at a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Urimax 0.4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include fatigue, lightheadedness, dizziness and malaise. If you experience the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Urimax 0.4 capsule, contact the doctor immediately o...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a double dose to compe...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Urimax 0.4 capsule?

A: Urimax 0.4 capsule contains tamsulosin. It is used in men for the treatment of symptoms like difficulty in urination, urine dribbling and frequent urination during the night associated with benign enlargement of the prostate.

Q: Will I experience a sexual problem during therapy with Urimax 0.4?

A: You experience a delay in ejaculation or decrease ejaculation which is harmless.

Q: For how long Urimax 0.4 capsule can be taken?

A: Urimax 0.4 capsule is used in treating symptoms like difficulty in urination, urine dribbling and frequent urination during the night associated with benign enlargement of the prostate. It must be taken for as long as the doctor has suggested.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare professional before starting the treatment with Urimax 0.4 capsule?

  • Before taking Urimax 0.4 capsule, you must:
  • Inform the doctor about the detailed medical and surgical history.
  • Inform the doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you have eye surgery.

Q: Can Urimax 0.4 capsule be given to a teenage boy?

A: No, Urimax 0.4 capsule must not be given to patients below 18 years of age.

Q: Will Urimax 0.4 capsule cause constipation?

A: Urimax 0.4 capsule may cause certain gastrointestinal side-effects like constipation, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. Consult the doctor before use of the medicine.

Q: At what time Urimax should be taken?

A: Urimax should be taken preferably in the morning after having your first meal. But its important to take it at the same time every day for maximum results.

Q: What is the function of Urimax?

A: Urimax capsule decreases the tension in muscles of the prostate and urethra (which carries urine), so that easier flow of urine is facilitated. It improves the symptoms associated with benign enlargement of the prostate.

Q: Can Urimax be taken empty stomach?

A: You should take Urimax exactly as told by your doctor. Otherwise, it should preferably be taken after breakfast or the first meal or snack of the day. This is so the highest levels of medicine are in your body during the day and give you the most benefit when you are most likely trying to pee.

Q: Is Urimax a steroid?

A: No, Urimax is not a steroid. It contains tamsulosin as an active ingredient. It decreases the tension in muscles of the prostate and urethra (which carries urine), so that easier flow of urine is facilitated.

Q: What is the content present in Urimax 0.4?

A: The content present in Urimax 0.4 is Tamsulosin, as its active component. It helps reduce the symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland by relaxing the muscles in the bladder and prostate so you can pee more easily.

Q: Does Urimax 0.4 Capsule affect the prostate size?

A: Urimax 0.4mg capsule does not directly affect the size of the prostate. It provides symptomatic relief for the enlarged prostate.

Q: Is Urimax 0.4 an antibiotic?

A: No, Urimax 0.4 is not an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of medicines called an alpha-adrenergic blocker that works by relaxing the muscles of the prostate, bladder and urethra (which carries urine), so that easier flow of urine is facilitated. Thus, improving the symptoms associated with benign enlargement of the prostate.
Product Details
Brand
URIMAX
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 21 Apr 2022 | 11:31 AM (IST)
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