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What is Rapaflo (Silodosin) prescribed for?
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is an enlarged prostate gland, and along with it comes symptoms of troubles in urination, weak urine stream, and not feeling empty after urination. Treatments usually include lifestyle changes, medicine, and surgery.
This medication is used by men to treat various symptoms of an enlarged prostate. And while it does not shrink the prostate, it does help to relieve symptoms by working to relaxing the muscles in the prostate and the bladder. Taking this medication curves the symptoms which also include the urgency to urinate, especially in the middle of the night. Silodosin belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha blockers.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this medication, consult with your doctor or pharmacist on the matter. Take this medication directly has prescribed, and make sure to read the instructions on the prescription label. And if you have any concerns, speak with your medical professional.
This medication is taken by mouth, usually with a meal.
However if you have difficulties with swallowing the pill, you may sprinkle the netire contents of the capsule in a small amount of applesauce. Swallow the mixture whole right away, and do not save anymore for any future use. Also do not use hot applesauce, only cooled. When finished, drink a glass of water after each dose.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and your response to the treatment. Do not stop taking this medication , you should be taking it regularly to gain the most benefit.
Before taking this medication, it is best to advise your doctor if you are allergic Silodosin; or to any other medications or allergies in general. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Also notify your doctor if you have cirrhosis of the liver
Before taking this medication, it is for the best to inform your doctor of your Medical history, especially if you have ever had the following; kidney disease, liver disease, low blood pressure, certain eye problems (cataracts, glaucoma).
What is Rapaflo?
This medication is used by men to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate. It does not shrink the prostate, but it works to help relax the muscles in the prostate and the bladder. This in turn, helps to relieve symptoms such as difficulties in beginning the flow of urine, weak stream, and the need o urinate often or urgently. This medication comes in two strengths which are 4mg and 8mg. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.
How long does Rapaflo stay in your system?
Raoaflo has a half life of 13.3 hours, and since this medication does have a long half life it may take awhile before it full leaves your system. It is difficult to predict this due to the influence of many factors such as age, metabolism, state of health and frequency and dose of the drug itself.
How long does it take Rapaflo to work?
This medication takes about 2 and a half weeks before you begin to feel the full effect.
What are the side effects of the drug Rapaflo?
Some of the more common side effects for this medication are listed as follows; Dizziness, weakness, headache, insomnia, diarrhea, stomach pain, and decreased amount of semen released during sex, abnormal ejaculation, runny or stuffy nose, or a sore throat. Keep in mind that these are not all of the side effects listed for this medication, and if you have experienced these side effects be sure to notify your doctor if they persist or worsen.
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