Silofast 8mg


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90 Capsule/s US$ 0.72 US$ 65.21


SKU 1430
US Brand Name Rapaflo
Strength 8mg
Generic Name Silodosin

Silofast 8 mg

Silofast 8 mg containing Silodosin as the active ingredient is a prescription medicine for the treatment of signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH is a common progressive disease among men which is more prevalent in older men. Commonly reported BPH symptoms to include urinary frequency, urgency, and nocturia. These bothersome lower urinary tract symptoms may affect the quality of life of a man who is suffering from BPH. Although uncommon, the condition may also result in severe complications, including acute urinary retention, urinary tract infections, bladder stones, renal insufficiency, hematuria, and renal failure. The first choice of treatment of patients with BPH depends on the presence and severity of symptoms. Adrenergic receptor antagonists are commonly used as the first-line treatment for lower urinary tract symptoms associated with BPH. Silodosin works by blocking the action of adrenergic chemicals, which causes the contraction of smooth muscles in the bladder and prostate. Silofast relaxes the smooth muscles which relieve the pressure exerted by the prostate gland on the urine tube attached to the bladder. This improves urine flow and reduces BPH symptoms.

What are the uses of Silofast 8 mg?

Silofast 8 mg treats symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with the enlarged prostate gland. Silodosin, the active ingredient of the medicine is effective against the signs of urinary retention caused by restricted urine flow. As the prostate size increases, it presses against the urethra, which restricts the urine flow. Silofast helps urine to flow easily, prevents blockage in the bladder and relieves lower urinary tract symptoms such as frequent urination, and difficulty passing urine, inability to emptying the balder.

What are the dosing instructions?

You should take Silofast 8 mg capsules with a glass of water. Take medicine with food once daily at the same time each day. You might continue to take the drug for 2 to 4 weeks. In between, if your symptoms have not improved, your doctor may check your dose. Following simple lifestyle changes can help manage your condition better. Try to urinate as soon as you feel the urge, also do not strain to push your empty balder. Avoid drinking alcohol or coffee a few hours before going to bed.

What are the Warnings and Precautions?

You should not take Silofast 8 mg if you are allergic to Silodosin, have kidney or liver disease, have a history of orthostatic hypotension, or are taking medications that can interact with the working mechanism of Silodosin. The medicines that may affect the way Silofast capsules works include other alpha-blockers that relax smooth muscles, cimetidine for stomach ulcers, and the blood thinner warfarin.

What are the Side Effects of Silofast 8 mg?

The most commonly reported side effects of Silodosin are dizziness abnormal ejaculation, palpitations, postural hypotension, and weakness. If a persistent painful erection occurs, take immediate medical attention.

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