Jalyn Oral Capsule 0.5-0.4Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Jalyn: Oral capsule (0.5-0.4mg)

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Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Cap
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: GS 7CZ 

What is this Medicine?

DUTASTERIDE; TAMSULOSIN (doo TAS teer ide; tam SOO loe sin) is 2 drugs in one capsule used together to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with enlarged prostate. It works by relaxing muscles in the prostate and bladder neck. This improves urine flow and reduces BPH symptoms.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Jalyn: Oral capsule(0.5-0.4mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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In-Depth Information

Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule

NDC: 001730809
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_15669.JPG
GlaxoSmithKline Group of Companies
Pill Identification: GS 7CZ 
Shape: capsule
Color: brown,orange

Reported Side Effects for Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule

Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
4.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
5.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ejaculation Dysfunction Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule(Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Jalyn 0.5mg-0.4mg Capsule(Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and Tamsulosin Hydrochloride(Tamsulosin Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice may increase the actions of Tamsulosin and potentially increase its side effects. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking tamsulosin, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, do not stand or sit up too quickly. You should also limit or avoid grapefruit juice while taking Tamsulosin. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness that does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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