Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR

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    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Information

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Enlarged Prostate.

    The right dosage of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR's effect during pregnancy is Unknown and Unknown while nursing. In addition, Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR related warnings section.

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Glaucoma are examples of such conditions. The section on Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Benefits & Uses

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR safe for pregnant women?


      No research has not been done till date on the safety of Veltam for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

      Unknown
    • Is the use of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR safe during breastfeeding?


      There is no research available on the side effects of Veltam in breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

      Unknown
    • What is the effect of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR on the Kidneys?


      Veltam is completely safe for kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR on the Liver?


      Veltam is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR on the Heart?


      You can take Veltam without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR with Other Drugs

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR

    • Is this Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR habit forming or addictive?


      Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR


      It is safe to take Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Veltam 0.4 Tablet MR

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Veltam cause retrograde ejaculation?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    No, Veltam doesn't cause retrograde ejaculation. Retrograde ejaculation occurs when there is an abnormal ejaculation, reduced ejaculate volume and ejaculation force, absence of seminal emission and backflow of the seminal fluid from the urethra to the bladder. 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Veltam a diuretic?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    No, Veltam is not a diuretic. It is rather an alpha-blocker that relaxes the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate. 

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Veltam?

    Dr. Bharat MBBS , General Physician

    Veltam is a brand name for tamsulosin. It belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha blockers. It is available in the form of a tablet and capsule. It is used in men for the treatment of enlarged prostate (benign prostate hyperplasia or BPH) which may comprise painful urination, difficulty in urinating (incomplete bladder emptying, hesitation, dribbling, weak stream), urgency and frequency. It is also used for the treatment of chronic prostatitis (off-label).

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Veltam used for kidney stones?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Yes, Veltam is used for the expulsion of large kidney stones. It is presumed that Veltam helps in expulsion of kidney stones by relaxing the ureter and reducing the ureteral spasm which allows easy passage of the stone.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can Veltam affect blood pressure?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Veltam has the potential to lower the blood pressure and cause hypotension. Low blood pressure can be avoided or managed by drinking lots of fluids, taking food rich in B12 and folate, taking adequate salt, and by taking caffeine. 



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Flomax® (tamsulosin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 142-143

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1172-1173



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