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MRP ₹75.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: India
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INTRODUCTION

FLODART contain tamsulosin which belongs to a group of medicine called alpha blockers. It is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) which include difficult urination, urinary dribbling, strong urge to urination, frequent urination during night as well as during day.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a common condition in aged men where the prostate gland gets enlarged causing uncomfortable urinary symptoms such as blocking the flows of urine out of the bladder.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. It is not recommended for women and children. You should avoid drinking caffeinated or alcoholic drinks at night and a few hours before going to bed or going out. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF FLODART

  • Treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

HOW FLODART WORKS

FLODART works by relaxing the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland, so urine is passed more easily. This help empty the bladder completely and reduce the need to pass urine frequently or urgently in BPH.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take FLODART exactly as your doctor has told you. Take this medicine one time each day, about 30 minutes after the same meal each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLODART

SERIOUS

  • decreased blood pressure when changing positions (symptoms includes fainting, dizziness, lightheadedness)
  • allergic reactions include rash, itching, hives
  • serious allergic reactions include swelling of face, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing
  • painful erection
  • eye problems during cataract or glaucoma surgery
  • hypersensitivity reaction with purplish spots or patches on the skin, blistering of the skin, peeling of the skin, fever, joint pain, eye inflammation (Stevens- Johnson Syndrome)

COMMON

  • runny nose
  • dizziness
  • decreased semen
  • difficulties with ejaculation
  • cloudy urine following sexual climax

RARE

  • short term loss of consciousness

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Runny nose:

Drink plenty of fluids. Drink hot tea. Take facial steam. Eat spicy foods.

Itching:

Apply a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the skin. Moisturize your skin. Apply cooling agents, such as menthol or calamine.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLODART is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

FLODART is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with FLODART.

KIDNEY

FLODART should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

LIVER

FLODART is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases (serious liver infection). Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take FLODART if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to tamsulosin or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • cataract or glaucoma surgery
  • malaise while you urinate or after urinating (micturition syncope)

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • medicines for high blood pressure
  • diclofenac (used to treat pain and inflammation)
  • warfarin (used to prevent blood clot)
  • α1A-adrenoceptor (used for lower blood pressure)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infection)
  • erythromycin (used to treat infection)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Tamsulosin
Pharmacological Category :   Alpha1 Blocker
Therapeutic Indication :  

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FLODART

Does FLODART cause weight gain?

No, it does not cause any weight gain, even on long-term use. If you experience any weight gain while taking the medication, consult your doctor.

Can I take FLODART along with vitamin D?

Yes, it can be taken with vitamin D. No harmful effect or interaction have been reported when these are used together.

Can I take FLODART during liver disease?

FLODART is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases (serious liver infection). Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Antiadrenergic Drugs (Adrenergic Receptor Antagonists) and Drugs for Glaucoma. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page-142-143.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page -3667-3668.

3. Perinchery Narayan, MD, FACS* and Hari Siva Gurunadha Rao Tunuguntla, MD, MS, MCh†. Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of Tamsulosin for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health.2005. [Accessed 12 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1477608/

4. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Aug 2014] [Accessed 12 Nov 2020] https://www.mylan.com/-/media/pds/documents/us/pltamsr6ptpdf

5. Astellas Pharma Inc 1997; U.S. Food & Drug Administration; [Revised on Nov 2009] [Accessed 12 Nov 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/020579s026lbl.pdf

6. Zentiva, S.A; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on May 2020] [Accessed 12 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.9245.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    17.5
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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Flodart Tablet 10'S

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