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Published: 3/2013

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
TAMSULOSIN HYDROCHLORIDE OD 0.1 mg "TYK"
 Active ingredient:
Tamsulosin hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
White tablet, diameter: 7.0 mm, thickness: 3.4 mm
 Print on wrapping:
TYK390

Effects of this medicine

This medication lowers intraurethral pressure by blocking alpha 1 receptor in the urethra or the prostate, thereby improving impaired urination associated with prostatic hyperplasia.
It is usually used for the treatment of impaired urination associated with prostatic hyperplasia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 2 tablets (0.2 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once daily after a meal. The dose may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Like any other ordinary medications, take this medication with water or lukewarm water. As the medication quickly dissolves by saliva, you may put the tablet onto the tongue to immerse it in saliva, and swallow it with saliva by pushing it with the tongue.
  • Do not take the medication without water when you are lying down.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and take the medication at your next regularly scheduled time. You should never take two doses at a time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • The medication may cause dizziness, so pay close attention when you work at height, drive a car or operate machines that involve substantial risk.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include dizziness, stomach discomfort, itching, skin rash, urticaria and erythema multiforme. If any of these symptoms occurs, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • fainting, loss of consciousness  [syncope, consciousness loss]
  • generalized fatigue, anorexia, yellowness in skin or in conjunctiva [liver dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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