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Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's

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Composition

TAMSULOSIN-0.2MG

Manufacturer/Marketer

Cipla Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's belongs to the category of medicine known as alpha-blocker, used primarily for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia - BPH (enlarged prostate), and urinary bladder outlet obstruction. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's are for use by men only and not indicated for use in women. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's does not cure prostate cancer. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate gland) is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland caused due to overproduction of a hormone called ‘dihydrotestosterone’ in men. As the gland enlarges, it can lead to urinary problems, such as difficulty passing urine and frequent urination. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's helps in getting relief from these symptoms.

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's contains Tamsulosin (alpha-blocker), which primarily treats the enlarged prostate gland leading to urinary problems (like difficulty in passing urine and a frequent urination urge). Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's relaxes the prostate gland’s muscles and urinary bladder neck at the obstruction site, resulting in improved urine flow and reduced BPH symptoms.

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be taken approximately 30 minutes following the same meal every day. The most common side effects of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's are low blood pressure (hypotension), dizziness, drowsiness, reduced sex drive (libido), inability to get an erection (impotence), tenderness or enlargement of your breasts (in men), sleeplessness, runny nose, or ejaculatory problems. These side effects may disappear when you continue to take Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. Although, if these side effects persist, contact the doctor.

Women or children should not take Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. Please inform your doctor before starting Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's have low blood pressure, liver/kidney disease, history of heart problem. You are also advised to wear a condom while having sexual intercourse, especially when your partner is pregnant, as Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is known to pass in semen. Do not donate blood while taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. You can donate blood six months after you have taken the last dose of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. Patients taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be cautioned about driving, operating machinery or performing hazardous tasks as it can cause drowsiness or dizziness. In rare cases, problems of penis erection, ejaculation and pain in the penis. So if these symptoms are for a longer time, immediately contact your doctor.

Uses of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's

Treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), Urinary bladder outlet obstruction.

Medicinal Benefits

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's contains tamsulosin (alpha-blocker), which primarily treats the enlarged prostate gland. This decreases urinary problems, like difficulty in passing urine and a frequent urination urge. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's makes it easy to pass urine by relaxing the gland muscles. Effectively, it improves the symptoms of BPH like urine flow, hesitancy, and incomplete bladder emptying.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's

  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Reduced sex drive (libido)
  • Inability to get an erection (impotence)
  • Tenderness or enlargement of your breasts (in men)
  • Sleeplessness
  • Runny nose
  • Ejaculatory problems

Drug Warnings

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be taken with caution in people with liver or kidney disease, low blood pressure, a history of prostate cancer, or allergic to tamsulosin. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be used 30 minutes after a meal for better results. Inform your doctor if you have had a history of heart disease or planning to undergo cataract surgery. During sexual intercourse with your partner, use a condom as Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's passes in semen and can affect pregnant women and the foetus (unborn child). So, you should contact your doctor for advice. Do not donate blood while taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. You can donate blood six months after you have taken the last dose of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. Patients taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be cautioned about driving, operating machinery, or performing hazardous tasks as it can cause drowsiness or dizziness. In rare cases, problems of penis erection, ejaculation, and pain in the penis can occur. So if these symptoms are for a longer time, immediately contact your doctor.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is known to contra-indicate with antibiotics (clarithromycin, erythromycin, doxycycline), antidepressants (fluoxetine, paroxetine), antifungals (itraconazole and ketoconazole), blood pressure-lowering pills (atenolol, metoprolol, prazosin, terazosin), pain killers (diclofenac, ibuprofen, indomethacin).

Drug-Food Interactions: Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is known to interact when taken along with alcohol. Also, keep your doctor informed about all the OTC medicines you are using while taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's may interact if you have glaucoma, liver/kidney disease, hypotension (low blood pressure).

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • DOXYCYCLINE
  • FLUOXETINE
  • DICLOFENAC
  • IBUPROFEN
  • PRAZOSIN
  • ATENOLOL
  • CLARITHROMYCIN
  • PAROXETINE
  • ITRACONAZOLE
  • KETOCONAZOLE
  • METOPROLOL
  • TERAZOSIN
  • INDOMETHACIN

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid drinking less alcohol, caffeine, and fizzy drink. Limit intake of artificial sweeteners.
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and exercise regularly, so you do not feel heavy in the abdomen.
  • Also, drink less water in the evening and before sleeping to have a sound sleep and do not wake up frequently for urination.
  • Any medication that may worsen urinary symptoms (for cold and cough) should be avoided.

Special Advise

  • Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is not intended for use as an antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering) drug.
  • Don't stand suddenly from a lying or resting position which may increase the risk of falls.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): The enlargement of the prostate gland is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland caused due to overproduction of dihydrotestosterone hormone in men. After age 50, most men develop an enlarged prostate gland putting pressure on the urinary bladder. It leads to restricted or obstructed urine flow, an urge to urinate frequently (especially at night), and a feeling of not emptying the urinary bladder.

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Alcohol

Unsafe

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should not be taken with Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's as it may cause low blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension), dizziness and drowsiness. Keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.

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Pregnancy

Unsafe

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is only for use in male-only and not female.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is only for use in male-only and not female.

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Driving

Caution

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's can make some people feel dizzy, so it may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely.

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Liver

Caution

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should not be taken until prescribed. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended.

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Kidney

Caution

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should not be taken until prescribed. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is recommended.

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Children

Unsafe

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is not recommended for children. The safety and effectiveness of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's have not been established in children due to limited testing of this drug on children by competent authorities worldwide.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
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FAQs

Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's contains Tamsulosin (alpha-blocker), which primarily treats the enlarged prostate gland leading to urinary problems (like difficulty passing urine and frequent urination). Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's relaxes the prostate gland’s muscles and urinary bladder neck at the obstruction site, resulting in improved urine flow and reduced BPH symptoms.
Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should not be given to children below 18 years and women. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's is recommended for use in male-only. Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should not be given in people with prostate cancer, priapism (persistent painful penile erection unrelated to sexual activity), low blood pressure (hypotension), cataracts and allergic to Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's or sulfa drugs.
No, taking any cold or cough medication along with Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's should be avoided as it increases the urge to urinate. So, before taking any such medication, please consult your doctor.
No, you are advised not to donate blood if you are taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's. Even if you stop taking Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's, wait for at least 6 months and consult your doctor before donating blood.
Intake of Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's may cause a sudden drop in your blood pressure leading to orthostatic hypotension. It usually occurs when one suddenly stand from a lying or resting position which may increase the risk of falls.
No, Urimax 0.2 Capsule 10's does not cure benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) helps in relieving symptoms of the enlarged prostate gland. For better advice, you should consult your doctor.

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