Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:19 am

Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

Uses of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Side effects of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

The most common side effects of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR are – Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Insomnia, Vertigo, Chest Pain, Diarrhea, Nausea, Decreased Libido, Ejaculation Disorders

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

Do not use Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR if you are allergic to – Tamsulosin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR works

Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR contains – Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin blocks alpha1-adrenergic receptors in the prostate. This action inhibits smoothmuscle contraction in the prostate, prostatic capsule, prostatic urethra, and bladder neck, which improves the rate of urine flow and reduces symptoms of BPH.

Dosage of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

The dosage of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR

If you forget to take a dose of Flodart 0.4mg Tablet SR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Urimax 0.4mg Capsule MR  ( Cipla Ltd. )

165.50  15 capsule mr / strip Tablets Strip

Veltam 0.4mg Tablet MR  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

121.00  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- alpha blockers: Additive effects of both drugs.

cimetidine: Risk of decreased tamsulosin clearance.

CYP2D6 inhibitors such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, terbinafine, CYP3A4 inhibitors such as erythromycin, ketoconazole: Possibly increased plasma tamsulosin level.

phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors: Increased risk of hypotension.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.