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Tamsulosin Hydrochloride



About tamsulosin 

Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules are used by men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH). It does not shrink the prostate, but it works by relaxing the prostate and the bladder muscles. Tamsulosin drug class is known as alpha-blockers.  This helps to relieve symptoms of BPH such as difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, a weak stream, and the need to urinate often or urgently (including during the middle of the night). Tamsulosin side effect and tamsulosin dosing depend on your medical condition.

Do not use this medication to treat high blood pressure.

Tamsulosin drug class

Tamsulosin drug class is an alpha-1A and alpha-1B adrenergic receptor antagonist used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, ureteral stones, prostatitis, and female voiding dysfunction.

It’s also occasionally taken to treat kidney stones. Tamsulosin is available on prescription and you can also buy it from pharmacies.

How to use tamsulosin 

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking this medication and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

  • ¬†Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor.
  • Usually once daily, 30 minutes after the same meal each day.
  • Swallow this medication whole.
  • Do not crush, chew, or open the capsules.

tamsulosin dosing is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules may cause a sudden drop in your blood pressure, which could lead to dizziness or fainting. These are some common  Tamsulosin side effect.  This risk is higher when you first start taking this drug, after your doctor increases your dose, or if you restart treatment after you stop taking it. During these times, avoid situations where you may be injured if you faint.

Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.

If you have not taken this drug for several days, contact your doctor to see if you need to be restarted at a lower dose.

It may take up to 4 weeks before your symptoms improve. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.

Side effects

Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, or ejaculation problems may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

To reduce the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that your benefit is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including fainting.

Rarely, males may have a painful or prolonged erection lasting 4 or more hours. If this occurs, stop using this drug and get medical help right away, or permanent problems could occur.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other Tamsulosin side effect not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Warnings & Precautions

  • Before taking tamsulosin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.
  • Tell your doctor or dentist before surgery.
  • Tell your doctor if you feel any serious Tamsulosin side effect.

This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.  Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis).

Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially dizziness and low blood pressure when getting up from a sitting or lying position. These side effects can increase the risk of falling.

During pregnancy, Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.


However, Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules should be stored at room temperature. Do not store this medicine in light and moisture. Keep all medicines away from children or pets. Do not wash out the pills down the drain unless shown. Place this stock correctly if it has no longer required. Communicate with your pharmacist or local waste management.

Drug Interaction

The effects of some drugs can change if you take other drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. Nonetheless, These drug interactions are possible but do not always occur. Your doctor or pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use your medications or by close monitoring. Take a tamsulosin dosing according to prescription.

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Buy Tamsulosin hydrochloride capsules online. Tamsulosin dosing starts from a 0.4-mg capsule daily. Moreover, Consult your doctor if you have been exposed to an infection or for more details.

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