It is used by men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia-BPH).
Tamsol 0.4mg Caps (Tamsulosin)
Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, or ejaculation problems may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug
Before taking tamsulosin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
It may cause a sudden drop in your blood pressure, which could lead to dizziness or fainting. This risk is higher when you first start taking this drug, after your doctor increases your dose, or if you restart treatment after you stop taking it. During these times, avoid situations where you may be injured if you faint.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: low blood pressure, certain eye problems (cataracts, glaucoma).
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: other alpha blocker drugs (such as prazosin, terazosin).