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Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 10's

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 10's

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Xtra Plus Pharmaceuticals

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet belongs to the category of medicine called 'alpha-blocker' primarily used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia - BPH (enlarged prostate), and urinary bladder outlet obstruction. It relaxes the prostate gland’s muscles and urinary bladder neck at the obstruction site, resulting in improved urine flow with reduced BPH symptoms. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is for use by men only and not indicated for use by women. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 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. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet helps in getting relief from these symptoms.

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet contains Tamsulosin hydrochloride (alpha-blocker) which primarily treats the enlarged prostate gland leading to urinary problems (like difficulty in passing urine and a frequent urination urge). It is a prodrug, and it gets broken down into its active form (i.e. Tamsulosin) in the gut (intestine). Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet makes it easy to pass urine by relaxing the muscles of the prostate gland. Effectively, it improves the symptoms of Benign Hyperplasia Prostate (BPH). 

Take Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet as prescribed. The most common side effects of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet are low blood pressure (hypotension), dizziness, drowsiness, reduced sex drive (libido), inability to get an erection (impotence) and tenderness or enlargement of your breasts (in men), sleeplessness, runny nose or ejaculatory problems. These side effects may disappear when you continue to take Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Although, if these side effects persist, contact the doctor. 

Women or children should not take Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Please inform your doctor before starting Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet if you have low blood pressure, liver/kidney disease, or a history of heart problems. You are also advised to wear a condom while having sexual intercourse, especially when your partner is pregnant, as Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is known to pass in semen. Do not donate blood while taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . You can donate blood 6 months after you have taken the last dose of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Patients taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 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 Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet

Treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Medicinal Benefits

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet contains tamsulosin (alpha-blocker), primarily used to treat the enlarged prostate gland in the male. It is a prodrug, and it gets broken down into its active form (i.e. Tamsulosin) in the gut. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet  decreases urinary problems, like difficulty in passing urine and a frequent urination urge. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet makes it easy to pass urine by relaxing the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland. Effectively, it improves the symptoms of BPH like urine flow, hesitancy, and incomplete bladder emptying. 

Directions for Use

Take Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet with or without food as directed by your physician. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet

  • 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

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should be taken with caution in people with liver or kidney disease, low blood pressure, prostate cancer history, or allergic to tamsulosin. For better results, Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should be used 30 minutes after a meal. 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 Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet passes in semen and affects pregnant women and the fetus (unborn child). It is advisable to contact your doctor for advice if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Do not donate blood while taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . You can donate blood six months after you have taken the last dose of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Patients taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 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 Interaction: Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet may interact 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). Also, keep your doctor informed about all the OTC medicines you are using while taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . 

Drug-Food Interaction: Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is known to interact when taken along with alcohol, St John’s Wort (natural remedy to treat depression).

Drug-Disease Interaction: Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma, liver/kidney disease, or hypotension (low blood pressure). 

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

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

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid drinking alcohol, caffeine and fizzy drink. Limit intake of artificial sweeteners.

  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle and exercise regularly so that you do not feel heavy in the abdomen region.

  • 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 which may worsen urinary symptoms (medication for cold and cough) should be avoided.

Special Advise

  • Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is not intended for use as an antihypertensive (blood pressure lowering) drug.

  • Don't stand suddenly from a lying or resting position, as it may increase the risk of falls due to a sudden dip in blood pressure (orthostatic hypotension).

Disease/Condition Glossary

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): It is the enlargement of the prostate gland. 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, the urge to urinate frequently (especially at night), and the feeling of not emptying the urinary bladder. 

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Alcohol

Caution

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should not be taken with Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 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

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is only for use in male-only and not female.

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Breast Feeding

Unsafe

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is only for use in male-only and not female.

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Driving

Caution

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet can make some people feel dizzy, so it may affect your ability to drive or operate machinery safely.

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Liver

Caution

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should not be taken until prescribed. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended.

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Kidney

Caution

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should not be taken until prescribed. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is recommended.

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Children

Unsafe

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is not recommended for children. The safety and effectiveness of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet 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

18, Tower Colony, Kangra-176001, Himachal Pradesh, India
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FAQs

Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia - BPH (enlarged prostate) and urinary bladder outlet obstruction. It relaxes the prostate gland’s muscles and urinary bladder neck at the obstruction site, resulting in improved urine flow with reduced BPH symptoms.
Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet contains tamsulosin (alpha-blocker), which primarily treats the enlarged prostate gland. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet makes it easy to pass urine by relaxing the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland. Effectively, it improves the symptoms of BPH like urine flow, hesitancy, and incomplete bladder emptying.
No, Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet does not cure benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) permanently but helps relieve the enlarged prostate gland symptoms. For better advice, you should consult your doctor.
Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should not be given to the children below 18 years, and women. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet is recommended for use in male-only. Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should not be given in people with prostate cancer, priapism (persistent painful penile erection unrelated to sexual activity), low blood pressure (hypotension), cataract, and allergic to Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet or sulfa drugs.
Intake of Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet may cause a sudden drop in your blood pressure leading to orthostatic hypotension. It usually occurs when one suddenly stands from a lying or resting position which may increase the risk of falls.
No, you are advised not to donate blood if you are taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet . Even if you stop taking Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet , wait for at least 6 months and consult your doctor before donating blood.
No, taking any cold or cough medication along with Urivent-0.4 mg Tablet should be avoided as it increases the urge to urinate. So, before taking any such medication, please consult your doctor.
It relaxes the muscles around the bladder exit and prostate gland, does help in easy passing of kidney stones.
As it causes smooth muscles of the blood vessels to relax , this vasodilation may cause blocked/stuffy nose.

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