Tamsulosin is a nonselective α1-blocker that works by blocking the action of certain hormones in your body. It relaxes muscles around your bladder and urethra and helps to reduce urine flow. Tamsulosin may be used alone or with other medicines to treat BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). Tamsulosin may also be used for purposes other than those listed here. Your doctor can tell you what to do if you are unsure about anything. Tamsulosin is used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. Tamsulosin may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
Tamsulosin comes in 0.4 mg tablets, which contain 5-mg tamsuloben as the active ingredient and 40 mg ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
Uses of Tamsulosin 0.4mg
Tamsulosin is used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. BPH is a common condition that can occur at any age, but it’s more common in men over 50 years old. The enlargement of the prostate gland causes difficulty with urination and other problems related to this condition, such as difficulty starting urine flow or having trouble emptying the bladder completely.
Tamsulosin belongs to a class of drugs called alpha-1 blockers and works by relaxing muscles around your urinary tract so urine flows more easily out of your body when you need it most (when you are urinating).
Side Effect of Tamsulosin
Tamsulosin is a drug used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. It may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
- The most common side effect in men taking tamsulosin is indigestion, which may make you more likely to eat more and gain weight.
- Other possible side effects include nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Nausea is more common than vomiting but it may occur with either administration route. Diarrhea is rare and usually mild in intensity.
- Mood changes are uncommon but may be reported by patients taking tamsulosin who experience depression or anxiety; these symptoms should resolve within a few weeks after starting treatment with tamsulosin 0.4 mg tablets
Tamsulosin is an effective treatment for BPH. It works by relaxing the muscles in your prostate and blocking the action of certain hormones that can cause enlargement of your prostate gland. If you’re experiencing a lot of discomfort due to this condition, then this medication may be right for you!