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SILOCHET 4MG TABLET_201667 (1)
SILOCHET 4MG TABLET_201667 (2)
SILOCHET 4MG TABLET_201667 (1)
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Silochet 4mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Silodosin

Manufacturer : TREBUCHET LIFESCIENCES PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 160
Price :136
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Introduction to Silochet 4mg Tablet

Silochet 4mg tablet contains the active ingredient Silodosin. It belongs to the class of medications that target the human prostate, bladder base, bladder neck, and prostatic urethra. It treats the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with an enlarged prostate in adult men. 

The prostate gland enlarges its size after 40 years of age. BPH symptoms include frequent urination, urgency, restriction of the urine flow, and painful bladder. Acute urine retention, characterized by painful urination, is most likely to develop in people with benign prostatic hyperplasia. 

Inform your doctor before using Silochet 4mg tablet if you have severe liver or kidney problems, dizziness, having cataract surgery, or have been taking blood pressure or antifungal medications.


Uses of Silochet 4mg Tablet

  • It helps to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Therapeutic Effects of Silochet 4mg Tablet

Silochet 4mg tablet is an alpha-blocker and is prescribed to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It relaxes the smooth muscle in these tissues by blocking the receptor without impacting the contractility. It also helps to relieve urinary incontinence.  


Interaction of Silochet 4mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your physician about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, and nutritional or vitamin supplements you have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Silochet 4mg tablet and cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Silochet 4mg Tablet

  • Store away from light & moisture at a temperature not exceeding 30°C.
  • Keep Silochet 4mg tablet out of sight and reach of children.

How to consume Silochet 4mg Tablet

Take a Silochet 4mg tablet capsule as prescribed by your doctor. Preferably, the capsule should be taken every day at the same time, with food. It is best to swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water rather than breaking or chewing it. 


Safety Advices for Silochet 4mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Silochet 4mg tablet is intended only for male patients and is not recommended for pregnant women.

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Breast Feeding

  

Silochet 4mg tablet is intended only for male patients and is not indicated for breastfeeding women.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Silochet 4mg tablet is safe for patients with lung problems. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Liver

  

Silochet 4mg tablet is unsafe in patients with severe liver disorders. Inform your doctor if you have any liver disorders before taking this medication and have not been evaluated for this condition.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol while taking Silochet 4mg tablet is safe. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

This medicine can cause blurred vision and dizziness. Avoid driving or using machines while taking Silochet 4mg tablet.


Side Effects of Silochet 4mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Serious

  • Severe allergic reactions (Swelling on the face, tongue, or throat)
  • Skin reactions
  • Irregular heartbeat 

Common

  • Dizziness
  • Runny or blocked nose
  • Diarrhea
  • Impotence and low sex drive
  • Low sperm count and movement
  • Enlarged or painful breasts.

Word of Advice

Tell your doctor before the treatment commencement if you have lung and kidney disease. If you have ever fainted or felt dizzy when suddenly standing up, consult your doctor before taking this medication, as it reduces blood pressure. Avoid making plans to have children because this medicine leads to abnormal ejaculation (decreases the amount of semen released during sex) that temporarily affects male fertility.


FAQs

Q 1. What is Silochet 4mg tablet used for?

Silochet 4mg tablet treats signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with an enlarged prostate gland in adult men.

Q 2. Can Silochet 4mg tablet cause erectile dysfunction?

Silochet 4mg tablet usually does not impact erectile function but may temporarily affect male fertility. On the other hand, the medication could result in ejaculatory dysfunction (a decrease in the amount of semen released during sex). Inform your doctor if you have any side effects or discomfort while using this medication.

Q 3. Can Silochet 4mg tablet make you sleepy?

No, Silochet 4mg tablet does not induce sleep, but it can cause dizziness. When combined with alcohol or drugs, dizziness can become worse. After taking the medication, it is advised not to operate heavy machinery or drive a motor vehicle as this could result in deadly accidents.

Q 4. Can females take Silochet 4mg tablet?

No, Silochet 4mg tablet is intended only for men. This medication relaxes the prostate and the bladder opening muscles, which may help increase urine flow.

Q 5. Is Silochet 4mg tablet harmful to the kidneys?

Silochet 4mg tablet is harmful to kidneys, and dose adjustment may be necessary. Inform your doctor about any kidney conditions you have.


Fact Box of Silochet 4mg Tablet

Molecule name: Silodosin

Therapeutic class:  Urologicals

Pharmacological class: Alpha-adrenoreceptor antagonists

Indications: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)


References

  1. Recordati Ireland Ltd., European Medicines Agency (EMA), [Revised on Sep 2014] [Accessed on 3 June 2023], https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/product-information/silodyx-epar-product-information_en.pdf
  2. Watson Laboratories, Inc., US Food & Drug Administration, [Revised on Jan 2013] [Accessed on 3 June 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/022206s012lbl.pdf
  3. Rossi M, Roumeguere T; Silodosin in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia. Published on 27th October 2010;[Accessed on 3 June 2023];  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2990389/
  4. Edward Chu, Lange’s Basic and clinical pharmacology, Adrenoceptors antagonist drugs,14th Edition, 2018, 160-161.

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