Block Alpha 0.4 MR – Tamsulosin HCL 0.4 mg

Block Alpha 0.4 MR  used mainly for Treatment of functional symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

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Price in EGYPT

30 capsules for 81 L.E.


Each capsule contains Active ingredient:

Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg

Pharmaceutical form


Pharmacological action

Block Alpha 0.4 MR  bind selectively and competitively to the postsynaptic alpha 1 receptors, in particular to the subtype alpha 1a which bring about contraction of the smooth muscle of the prostate and urethra whereby tension is reduced.


Treatment of functional symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Enhances lower ureteral stone clearance with or without Shock Wave Lithotripsy in males and Females .

Dosage and administration

The normal dose is one capsule daily. This should be taken after breakfast.

The capsule swallowed whole with a drink of water in the standing or sitting position.

Do not chew the capsule.

Contra – Indication

  • Hypersensitivity to Tamsulosin Hydrochloride.
  • A history of orthostatic hypotension.
  • Severe hepatic insufficiency.

Side Effects

1. Dizziness, particularly when going to site or stand up.
2. Abnormal ejaculation.
3. Weakness.
4. Headache.
5. Palpitations.
6. Hypersensitivity reactions may occur

If you experience any other side effects, check with your doctor or pharmacist.

Drug – Drug Interaction

So far, no interactions have been reported but combining different drugs can have damaging consequences so make sure your doctor knows about what you are taking.

Warfarin, Cimetidine: Block Alpha 0.4 MR used with caution in combination with Warfarin, Cimetidine.

Pregnancy and lactation

Not applicable.

Warning and precautions

Digital rectal examination and, when necessary, determination of prostate specific antigen (PSA) should be performed before treatment and at regular intervals

Patients should be caution about driving, operating machine or performing hazardous tasks.

Package and storage

Box of 2 strips of 28 capsules.

Store below 30 C and protect from light

Keep out of reach of children .


Manufactured by ADWIA Pharmaceuticals Co.