The drug "Fokusin" refers to adrenoblockers. It is intended for the treatment of urinary disorders associated with hyperplasia (benign) of the prostate gland.
"Fokusin" preparation: instructions for use
The drug is produced in the form ofgelatinous hard capsules with modified release, which contain white micropellets. The composition of the drug includes tamsulosin hydrochloride, which is the main active ingredient, the auxiliary components are the following: dispersion of methacrylic acid copolymer, dibutyl sebacate, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, polysorbate, talc.
"Fokusin" preparation: instructions for use and pharmacological action
The active substance competitively and selectively blocks adrenoreceptors, which are located in the smooth muscles of the prostate gland, urethra, in the body and neck of the bladder.
As a result, there is a decrease in the tone of smoothmuscles of these organs and improves detrusor function. In addition, there is a decrease in symptoms of irritation and obstruction associated with benign hyperplasia. Usually, the curative effect is manifested after two weeks from the beginning of taking capsules, and many people feel better after the first dose.
"Fokusin" preparation: indications and dosage regimen
The main purpose of the drug isthe therapy of functional disorders arising as a result of developed prostatic hyperplasia. The agent is used after breakfast, washing down the capsules with a large volume of liquid. The daily dose of the drug should not exceed one capsule (400 μg), which should not be chewed.
"Fokusin" preparation: instructions for use and side effects
In some cases, there is a headache,asthenia, dizziness, sleep disturbances (insomnia or drowsiness). When using the drug, libido may decrease, retrograde ejaculation. The digestive system sometimes responds to the drug with nausea, constipation, diarrhea, or vomiting. In isolated cases, when using capsules, tachycardia, chest pain, orthostatic hypotension, palpitation may occur. To negative manifestations include allergy, itching, angioedema, skin rash. In some cases, rhinitis, back pain is possible.
"Fokusin" preparation: instructions for use and contraindications
It is inadmissible to use a medicament at highsusceptibility of the organism to the components of the remedy. With caution apply the drug for arterial hypotension, renal (chronic) or liver failure.
It is necessary to take the drug with caution whentreatment of patients with a predisposition to orthostatic hypotension. If weakness or dizziness occurs, the patient should be seated or put. During the period of taking the medicine, care must be taken when carrying out work with increased attention, as well as when driving.
"Fokusin" preparation: analogues
There are medicines that have a similar medicinal effect. These include medicines "Tamsulosin", "Tulosin", "Omnik", "Hyperprost", "Sonizin", "Revokarin".
No undesirable effects were found withsimultaneous reception of a medicine with such medicines as "Enalapril", "Atenolol", "Theophylline" or "Nifedipine". When combined with the drug "Cimetidine" in blood plasma, an increase in the concentration of tamsulosin is observed. With the joint administration of other antagonistic drugs, an antihypertensive effect can occur. Preparations "Warfarin" and "Diclofenac" allow you to quickly remove the active substance from the body.