Veltam F - 5.4mg
|USA Brand||Veltam F|
|USA Brand Name||Veltam F|
|Generic Name||Tamsulosin + Finasteride|
|Manufacturer||Intas Pharmaceuticals, India|
What is Veltam F 5.4 mg
Veltam is a combination of two medications for treating men with an enlarged prostate gland. This pill functions in distinct ways to achieve its therapeutic effects.
It helps relieve symptoms such as having trouble urinating or wanting to go to the restroom more frequently.
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is the company that makes the Veltam medication. Tamsulosin (0.4 mg) and Finasteride (5 mg) are the active components in this medicine.
Veltam tablet uses
It is the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. When your prostate gland enlarges, it can lead to urinary issues like difficulties passing pee and a frequent or urgent need to use the restroom.
Additionally, it may result in slower urine flow. In some cases, it may even cause urinary blockage.
Veltam F, a combination of two salts, shrinks the size of your prostate. By preventing the synthesis of a hormone that makes your prostate grow.
It also eases the tension in the bladder and prostate muscles. Together, these can help you urinate more easily and quickly alleviate the discomfort.
To get the most benefit from this medication, take it exactly as directed.
Tamsulosin and Finasteride are the two components that make up Veltam. Together, these two medications treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and its accompanying symptoms.
Tamsulosin is an alpha-blocker.Tamsulosin works by relaxing the muscle that surrounds the opening of the bladder and the prostate gland.
Further, in turn it makes it easier to pass urine.
Finasteride is a 5-alpha-reductase inhibitor that assists in shrinking the prostate gland by reducing the hormone level that promotes prostate gland growth.
It is accomplished by decreasing the level of the 5-alpha-reductase enzyme itself.
Take this medication at the prescribed dose and for the prescribed time as directed by your doctor.
Swallow the whole tablet at once. Do not chew on it, crush it, or break it in any way.
It is possible to take a Veltam with or without meals, but it would be better if you take the medication at a consistent time each day.
If you forget to take your Veltam dose, you should take it as soon as possible.
However, if it is almost time for your next dose, you should ignore the missed dose and return to your regular schedule.
In case of overdosage, you need to contact or consult your doctor immediately otherwise the side effects can take a toll on your body.
Additionally, it is also available in 0.4 mg strength (Veltam 0.4).
Always consult with your primary care doctor before starting any new medication.
There are no suitable alternatives discovered for this medication. However, you can consult your doctor if you are allergic to the active ingredients of Veltam.
Most of the adverse effects are temporary and fade away with time as your body becomes habitual to the medication. If they continue or you are concerned about them, consult your doctor.
Common Veltam-F side effects are:
- Ejaculation disorder
- Breast tenderness
Do not take it if you react to Finasteride+Tamsulosin or any of the ingredients.
If you have Prostate Cancer or Low Blood Pressure, you should not take Finasteride plus Tamsulosin.
Be open with your doctor before you start your treatment as some active ingredients when interacting with Veltam can cause adverse effects in the body.
The medications used to treat:
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Doxazosin),
- High blood pressure (Diltiazem),
- Eczema (Tacrolimus),
- Antifungal medications (Fluconazole, Itraconazole), and
- Antidepressants (Fluoxetine, Paroxetine).
Be open about your medical condition with your doctor, as there might be active ingredients in the medicines that can.
Prescribing Finasteride plus Tamsulosin to patients with liver/kidney illness, Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure), Glaucoma, or Cataracts can be devastating.
Alcohol and herbal medicines have been found to interact with Finasteride and Tamsulosin.
Additionally, while taking Finasteride+Tamsulosin, advise your doctor of all over-the-counter medications you take.
Tablets Veltam-F may make you sleepy and dizzy, less alert, or impact your vision. If you experience these symptoms, don't drive.
Store away from direct sunlight in a cool, dry area.