By Medically reviewed by Hello Doktor Medical Panel


What is Tadenan® used for?

Tadenan®  is commonly used to reduces symptoms of enlarged prostate such as low urine flow and nighttime urination in men.

Although there are not sufficient evidences, Tadenan® is also used to treat these health conditions, such as:

  • Inflammation
  • Kidney disease
  • Malaria
  • Stomach ache
  • Fever
  • Sexual performance problems
  • Other conditions

Tadenan® may be prescribed for other uses; ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How should I take Tadenan®?

Use only as directed. Take one capsule in the morning and one in the evening with a meal or glass of water, preferably before meals.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Tadenan®.

How do I store Tadenan®?

Tadenan® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Tadenan® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Tadenan® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Tadenan® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Tadenan®?

Please ensure you carefully read all literature provided with your product prior to use, and consult with your doctor or pharmacist, if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Tadenan® or other medications
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions, such as: liver problems or kidney problems.
  • You have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Tadenan® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is better to stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Tadenan®.


Side effects

What side effects can occur from Tadenan®?

Here are some common side effects:

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.


What drugs may interact with Tadenan®?

Tadenan® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Remember to use Tadenan® with caution with other prostate medications such as finasteride (Proscar) and dutasteride (Avodart) to avoid additive side effects and potential harm.

Does food or alcohol interact with Tadenan®?

Tadenan® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Tadenan®?

Tadenan® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.



The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication.

What is the dose of Tadenan® for an adult?

  • The dosage is adapted to each individual case.
  • Usual dose: take one capsule in the morning and one in the evening.
  • Usual treatment period: 6-8 weeks.
  • Your treatment may be repeated in some cases.

What is the dose of Tadenan® for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Tadenan® available?

Tadenan® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tadenan® (Easy-to-Swallow) Capsule: 50mg Pygeum Africanum Extract

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

It is also important to carry a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking with you in case of emergencies.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Tadenan®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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Review Date: December 29, 2016 | Last Modified: December 19, 2019

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