Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets
Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets Description

Urimax D tablet is a combination of two medicines - tamsulosin and dutasteride. It is used in men for the treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition of the enlarged prostate gland. Ur...
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ContainsDutasteride(0.5 Mg),Tamsulosin(0.4 Mg)
UsesBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Side effectsLow sexual drive, ejaculation problem, impotence, breast enlargement
ClassificationDRUGS FOR BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
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Uses of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

Urimax D Tablet is used for the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Contraindications of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to tamsulosin, dutasteride or any of the ingredients of the Urimax D tablet.
  • If you are allergic to soy and peanut.
  • If you have a liver disorder or liver function problem.
  • If you experience giddiness or fall when you gradually get up from a sitting position.

Side effects of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Low sexual drive
  • Ejaculation problem
  • Impotence
  • Breast enlargement
  • Tenderness in breast
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Urimax D tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • This medicine is not meant for women. It is advised that a couple should not plan for a baby if the male partner is being treated with this medicine.
  • Pregnant women should not come in contact with a person who is being treated with this medicine or to this medicine by any means as it may affect the male fetus if it gets absorbed by the skin.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Urimax D Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is meant to be used in men. A breastfeeding woman should not come in contact with this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Urimax D Tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy after taking this medicine. So, be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Urimax D Tablet?
A:
This medicine makes you feel dizzy and consuming alcohol may worsen the side effects. Alcohol increases the blood pressure-lowering effect. Thus, it is advised not to drink alcohol when you are taking this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of heart disease, chest pain and breathlessness.
  • You feel giddiness, fainting or fall when you gradually get up.
  • You have a history of liver or kidney problems.
  • You have planned a cataract surgery, you may be asked to stop taking this medicine 2 weeks before the surgery.
  • You may experience breast enlargement, tenderness or nipple discharge, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You come in contact with any part of this medicine, wash the area of contact immediately with water and soap.
  • This medicine may affect semen quality and sperm count. This medicine can also affect fertility in men.
  • You must use a physical contraceptive barrier like a condom and make sure your partner doesn't conceive when you are on this medicine.

Mode of Action of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Tamsulosin helps in relaxing the prostate and bladder muscles, whereas dutasteride interferes with the formation of the hormone responsible for the enlarged prostate gland.
  • This combination has complementary mechanisms of action which improve the symptoms like the urinary flow and urinary retention-related discomfort and also the need for surgery to remove the enlarged p...
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Directions for Use of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Urimax D tablet 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 having your meal.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Urimax D tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have ...
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  • Your blood pressure can decrease if you are taking blood pressure-lowering medicines, you are on anaesthesia or taking sildenafil, prazosin along with a Urimax D tablet.
  • Concomitant use of Urimax D tablet along with Ketoconazole, Paroxetine, Verapamil, Diltiazem should be avoided as there can be increased chances of side effects.
  • Long-term use of this tablet along with Ritonavir, Indinavir, Nefazodone, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole should be avoided.
  • Other medicines like Cimetidine, Diclofenac, Warfarin should not be used if you are taking Urimax D tablet.

Interactions with food items

  • You should avoid having soy & peanut while on treatment with the Urimax D tablet.
  • Your doctor may recommend you take this medicine after having your food to avoid any stomach discomfort.

Storage and disposal of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store below 30°C in the original container.
  • Keep it out of reach of children.
  • This medicine is absorbed through the skin if anyone comes in contact with this medicine by mistake, the contact area should be washed immediately with soap and water.

Dosage of Urimax D Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include dizziness, fainting and low blood pressure. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do not take a double dose to compen...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before taking the Urimax 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 fetus.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients of this medicine.

Q: Can Urimax D be taken after consuming alcohol?

A: No, it would be best if you do not consume alcohol before taking this medicine as both of them have similar side effects like dizziness, drowsiness and a drop in blood pressure.

Q: Is Urimax D safe in elderly patients?

A: Yes, it can be used in older men. Please discuss with your doctor about any underlying disease condition, any medication you are taking or any known allergy to components of Urimax D tablet.

Q: Why is Urimax D withdrawn before cataract surgery?

A: You should stop taking the Urimax D tablet before cataract surgery as there is a risk of getting a condition called intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) characterised by loss of muscle tone in the eye if you take or have taken Urimax D tablet.

Q: How long can the Urimax D tablet be taken?

A: You should take this medicine for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own even if symptoms of the disease subsides.

Q: Should Urimax D tablet be taken with or without food?

A: Urimax D tablet should be taken after having your meal, as advised by the doctor.

Q: At what time should Urimax D be taken?

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

Q: For how long can Urimax D be taken?

A: Urimax D should be taken for as long as your doctor has suggested. Do not stop, modify or exceed the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What is the difference between Urimax and Urimax D?

A: Urimax contains tamsulosin while Urimax D contains tamsulosin and dutasteride, as their active ingredients. Both the medicines are used in men for the treatment of Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), a condition of the enlarged prostate gland. However, you should take the prescribed medicines only.

Q: What are the side effects of Urimax D?

A: Low sexual drive, ejaculation problem, breast enlargement, breast tenderness are a few common side effects of Urimax D. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.

Q: What is Urimax D used for?

A: Urimax D is used in men for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), a condition of the enlarged prostate gland.

Q: Does Urimax D cause frequent urination?

A: No, the Urimax D tablet does not make you urinate frequently. This medicine enhances urine flow and reduces the urge to urinate frequently.

Q: How does Urimax D work?

  • Urimax D Tablet is a combination of two medicines - tamsulosin and dutasteride.
  • Tamsulosin helps in relaxing the prostate and bladder muscles.
  • Dutasteride interferes with the formation of the hormone responsible for the enlarged prostate gland.
  • This combination improves the symptoms like urinary flow and urinary retention-related discomfort.

Q: Can Urimax D be taken twice a day?

A: The recommended dose of Urimax D is one tablet once daily with or without food. However, this medicine can be taken twice a day only if recommended by your doctor.

Q: What is the difference between Urimax and Urimax D?

A: Both Urimax and Urimax D are used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). However, the difference is that Urimax contains tamsulosin as the active substance while Urimax D contains a combination of tamsulosin and dutasteride as active substances.
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URIMAX D
Expires on or After
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