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Urimax F Capsule

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
346.09*
MRP 407.16
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Tamsulosin(0.4 Mg) + Finasteride(5.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Drugs For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Medical Description

Urimax F Capsule is a combination medicine containing Tamsulosin and Finasteride. It is used for the treatment of difficulty in urination because of enlargement of the prostate gland, a medical condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It also decreases the urge for urination, decreases night time urination and causes better urine flow. Tamsulosin works by causing relaxation of muscle of prostate gland and relaxation of muscle of urinary bladder causing improvement of urinary flow. Finsteride works by decreasing the size of the prostate gland. Dizziness, lightheadedness, sleepiness or sleeplessness, abnormal ejaculation, decrease in sexual desire are some of the side effects of using Urimax F Capsule.
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Uses of Urimax F Capsule

  • It is used for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Contraindications of Urimax F Capsule

  • If you are allergic to Tamsulosin, Finasteride or any other ingredients of Urimax F Capsule
  • If you are pregnant or a woman of child bearing age

Side effects of Urimax F Capsule

  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Sleepiness or sleeplessness
  • Abnormal ejaculation
  • Decrease in sexual desire
  • Increase in hair growth
  • Runny or blocked nose

Precautions and Warnings of Urimax F Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Urimax F Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is used for the treatment of men's condition. This medicine should not be taken by women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Urimax F Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is used for the treatment of men's condition. This medicine should not be taken by women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Urimax F Capsule?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness and syncope. Avoid driving if you have dizziness and syncope after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Urimax F Capsule?
A:
Consuming alcohol while on this medicine can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Avoid alcohol consumption while on this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your urinary flow is severely decrease
  • You have low blood pressure, dizziness, spinning sensation after taking this medicine
  • You have persistent and painful erection of your penis
  • You have history of allergy after taking sulfa medicines
  • You have swelling in the breast, discharge from nipple, pain in breast or testicles

Mode of Action of Urimax F Capsule

How Does It Work?

Tamsulosin works by causing relaxation of muscle of prostate gland and relaxation of muscle of urinary bladder causing improvement of urinary flow. Finsteride works by decreasing the size of prostate gland.
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Directions for Use of Urimax F Capsule

  • Take this medicine with or without food as prescribed by doctor.

Interactions of Urimax F Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Urimax F Capsule and other medicines such as ketoconazole, paroxetine, terbinafine, erythromycin, cimetidine increase blood level of Urimax F Capsule
  • Concomitant use of Urimax F Capsule with any medicines such as sildenafil, tadalafil (PDE5 inhibitors group of medicine) cause decrease in blood pressure and should be used cautiously
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation, and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions

Storage and disposal of Urimax F Capsule

  • Store this medicine at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Urimax F Capsule

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include low 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 to take 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 the 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 I chew Urimax F Capsule?

A: Urimax F Capsule should be swallowed whole and should not be chewed or crunched.

Q: Does Urimax F Capsule cause an increase in blood pressure?

A: Urimax F Capsule does not cause high blood pressure, in contrast it causes low blood pressure especially during change of posture such as standing from sitting or sleeping position, a medical condition called postural hypotension.

Q: Does Urimax F Capsule cause impotence?

A: Urimax F Capsule can rarely cause sustained or painful erection of penis, which if not treated on time can cause impotence.

Q: Does Urimax F Capsule use for treatment of prostate cancer?

A: Urimax F Capsule is not used for treatment of prostate cancer, in contrast intake of Urimax F Capsule can cause serious form of prostate cancer.

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Last Updated on: 18 Feb 2021 | 05:54 PM (IST)
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