Uromax0.4 mg


Tamsulosin Hydrochloride

Unimed Unihealth MFG. Ltd.

Product Code : 17706
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Medicine overview

Indications of Uromax 0.4 mg

Uromax 0.4 mg is indicated for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

Theropeutic Class

BPH/ Urinary retention/ Urinary incontinence


Tamsulosin is an antagonist of α1A-adrenoreceptors in the prostate. It binds selectively and competitively to postsynaptic α1A-adrenoreceptors, which convey smooth muscle contraction, thereby relaxing prostatic and urethral smooth muscle.

Dosage & Administration of Uromax 0.4 mg

The recommended dose of Tamsulosin is 0.4 mg once daily. It should be administered approximately half/hour following the same meal each day. For those patients who fail to respond to the 0.4 mg dose after two to four weeks of dosing, the dose of Tamsulosin can be increased to 0.8mg once daily. If Tamsulosin administration is discontinued or interrupted for several days at either the 0.4 mg or 0.8 mg dose, therapy should be started again with the 0.4 mg once daily dose.

Interaction of Uromax 0.4 mg

Increased plasma concentration with strong CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. ketoconazole). Moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. erythromycin), strong (e.g. paroxetine) or moderate (e.g. terbinafine) CYP2D6 inhibitors may increase exposure of tamsulosin. Increased plasma concentration with cimetidine. Additive effect with other α-adrenergic blocking agents. Concomitant use with PDE5 inhibitors may lead to symptomatic hypotension. Decreased plasma concentration with furosemide.


History of orthostatic hypotension. Severe hepatic impairment.

Side Effects of Uromax 0.4 mg

The following adverse reactions have been reported during the use of Tamsulosin: dizziness, abnormal ejaculation, and less frequently (1-2%) headache, asthenia, postural hypotension, palpitations, and rhinitis.Gastrointestinal reactions such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and constipation can occasionally occur. Hypersensitivity reactions such as rash, pruritus, and urticaria can occur occasionally. As with other alpha-blockers, drowsiness, blurred vision, dry mouth, or edema can occur. Syncope has been reported rarely, and there have been very rare reports of angioedema and priapism.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Uromax 0.4 mg capsules are not indicated for use in women.

Precautions & Warnings

Not indicated for use in women. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <10 mL/min). Pregnancy and lactation.

Overdose Effects of Uromax 0.4 mg

As overdose of Uromax 0.4 mg capsules lead to hypotension, support the cardiovascular system is of first importance. Restoration of blood pressure and normalization of heart rate may be accomplished by keeping the patient in supine position. If this measure is inadequate, then administration of intravenous fuid should be considered. Measures, such as emesis, can be taken to impede absorption. When large quantities are involved, gastric lavage can be applied and activated charcoal and an osmotic laxative, such as sodium sulphate, can be administered.

Storage Conditions

Store between 20-25° C.

Use In Special Populations

Uromax 0.4 mg capsules are not indicated for use in pediatric populations.

Q: What is Uromax 0.4mg used for? 
Uromax 0.4mg treats the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate. BPH causes urination problems to older men, such as difficulty starting to urinate, weak urine flow, and the need to urinate frequently.

Q: How does Uromax 0.4mg work? 
Uromax 0.4mg relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck. Thus,  urine flows easier through the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body.

Q: What is the dosage of Uromax 0.4mg? 
The usual dosage of Uromax 0.4mg is one capsule once daily. You can take it with or without food. However, the exact dosage can vary depending on the patient's individual response.

Q: How long does it take for Uromax 0.4mg to work? 
Uromax 0.4mg typically starts working within 1-2 hours of taking it. However, it may take up to 4 weeks to see the full effects of the medication.

Q: What are the side effects of Uromax 0.4mg? 
The most common side effects of Uromax 0.4mg are mild and go away on their own. They include - Dizziness, Headache, Runny nose, Ejaculatory disorders, and Retrograde ejaculation. 

It also has some serious side effects but is rare. These side effects include: Allergic reactions, Priapism (a prolonged and painful erection), and Hypotension (low blood pressure). 

Q: What are the drug interactions of Uromax 0.4mg? 
Uromax 0.4mg interacts with a number of other medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all of the medications you are taking before starting Uromax 0.4mg.

Q: Is Uromax 0.4mg safe to take during pregnancy or breastfeeding? Uromax 0.4mg is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. The medicine is indicated for use in men and not indicated for use in women, especially during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


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