What is Silofast 8?
Silofast 8 Capsule is used for Problems With Urination, Incomplete Emptying, Increased Urgency, Hesitancy and other conditions.
Silofast 8 Capsule contains Silodosin as an active ingredient.
Silofast 8 Capsule works by blocking the alpha-1 receptors located in the muscles of human prostate, urinary bladder and urethra and relaxes these muscles.
Detailed information related to Silofast 8 Capsule’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Silofast 8 Capsule Uses
Silofast 8 Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Problems With Urination
- Incomplete Emptying
- Increased Urgency
Silofast 8 Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Silofast 8 Capsule improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Blocking the alpha-1 receptors located in the muscles of human prostate, urinary bladder and urethra and relaxes these muscles.
Silofast 8 Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients
Silofast 8 Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Silodosin (8 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Silofast 8 Capsule – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Silofast 8 Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Liver Dysfunction
- Sore Throat
- Stuffy Or Runny Nose
- Allergic Skin Rejection
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Silofast 8 Capsule – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Antifungal drug intake
- Avoid standing up suddenly from bed
- Caution has to be take before operating an automobile or machinery
- Consult a doctor if you have renal or hepatic disorders
- Intake of cyclosporine, diltiazem, prazosin, verapamil
Silofast 8 Capsule – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Silofast 8 Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Silofast 8 Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
Silofast 8 Capsule Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Silofast 8 Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Silofast 8 Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic reactions
- Pregnancy and lactation