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Silodosin 4mg Capsule is used in the treatment of an enlarged prostate. It belongs to the group of “alpha blockers”. An enlarged prostate is a condition where cell division happens too extensively. The use of this medicine helps in the treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia. The condition can be very painful and is common in men above the age of 50 years. An enlarged prostate is a problem of urination where a person experiencing it faces health issues such as leakage of urine, inflammation, pain while passing the urine, and having an urge to urine but no flow. The patient may also face a condition of night urination problem.

Silodosin 4mg Capsule is widely used for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia and providing relief from its symptoms. This capsule of silodosin 4mg should only be taken after a doctor’s prescription. Some precautions are necessary if you are using this medicine regularly. Avoid the use of alcohol, try to maintain a healthy diet, and increase the intake of water. It is important to intake at least 2-3 liters of water daily. Another precaution with the use is to avoid alcohol and spicy food. If the guidance is followed, it will offer the best results.

As you tend to use Silodosin 4mg Capsule regularly it will generate some side effects. The common side effects of the medicine are drowsiness, headache, nauseous feelings, excessive flow of urine, loose stools, abdominal pain, etc. If any major issue happens, kindly report it to the doctor. The capsules are only for use by men above the age of 18 years. Store the capsules in a cool and dry place. This is only for external use.  

Uses of  Silodosin 4mg Capsule (Alu Alu) 

The capsules of silodosin are an alpha-adrenergic antagonist that is widely prescribed during the treatment of Benign prostatic hyperplasia. It is a common condition in which the prostate gland grows bigger causing urinary problems such as frequent urination, difficulty in passing urine, and slow urine flow. In this condition, silodosin helps in relaxing the bladder and prostate muscles and makes urination easier. However, one must consult the doctor before starting to take these silodosin capsules. 

As silodosin is a type of alpha block, it blocks the receptors present in the prostate and bladder that cause contraction and cause symptoms related to it including nocturia, sudden urge to urinate, frequent urination, difficulty in urination, etc. 

Precautions with Silodosin 4mg Capsule

Some necessary precautions with the use of these capsules are mentioned below. 

  • Take the capsules as per the recommendation of a health expert.
  • Try to avoid the use of the medicine if it causes ill effects.
  • This is only for the use of adult men.
  • This should be taken only in the condition of an enlarged prostate.
  • With regular use of this capsule, maintain a healthy diet.
  • Keep yourself hydrated. 

Common Side Effects of Silodosin 4mg Capsules

Here is a list of some common side effects one can experience after using silodosin capsules – 

  • Nasal congestion or stuffy nose
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Retrograde ejaculation
  • Orthostatic hypotension or sudden low blood pressure on standing 
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Nasopharyngitis or inflammation in the throat and nasal passage

However, some serious cases may cause side effects such as peeling skin, hives, allergic reactions, liver problems, and others.

How to Use Silodosin 4mg Capsules | Directions to Use 

  • First of all, Silodosin 4mg capsules should be taken with meals. 
  • Having alcohol with silodosin 4mg capsules is highly unsafe and causes drowsiness and dizziness. 
  • Generally, silodosin 4mg capsules need to be taken with caution for patients suffering from any kidney disease. Do visit the doctor for further information regarding silodosin capsules if you have any kidney illnesses or diseases. 
  • Patients with severe liver disease must consult a doctor before taking silodosin 4mg capsule. 
  • If you are planning for cataract surgery, then consult the doctor about the prescription of silodosin 4mg capsule. 

Note- The Silodosin 4mg Capsule is only for external use.

Storage- Keep the Silodosin 4mg Capsules in a cool and dry place.

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