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how long will it take for flomax to begin helping my bph

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
2 days: Most men will see an improvement in their voiding symptoms in just a day or two but may see more improvement over several weeks.
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Dr. Howard Adler
30 years experience Urology
Just a day or two: Alph blockers like Flomax work very quickly to improve urinary symptoms. Most patients see a abenefit within a few days, but there are some patients ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Super beta prostate: Super beta prostate begins working two to three daysafter ingestion.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Saw palmetto: Saw palmetto also starts eorking after two or three days. An increase in dose is not necessary.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
2-3 days: It should start improving stream in 24 hours and continue to improve over 1st week of therapy.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronak Gor
Dr. Ronak Gor answered
9 years experience Urology
To prevent retention: Avodart (dutasteride) physically shrinks your prostate gland and is typically best suited for men with larger glands (>30 cc) and urinary obstructi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends: Common side effects will be gone in days. Others....Elaborate.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Not the same : Flomax (tamsulosin) is an fda approved medicine with known safety and efficacy. Saw palmetto has failed multiple controlled trials. You're welcome to ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
Same groups: You listed alpha blocker(flomax or tamsulosin),5-alpha reductase inhibitor(finasteride,dutasteride or avodart),combination of both groups(Jalyn)and PD ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
Yes.: Flomax (tamsulosin) is part of a family of drugs called alpha-blockers that relax the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder neck, improving urine ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
1-2 weeks: Most men notice improvement within a week or two at the most. That said, they also notice a relapse of urinary obstructive symptoms within a similar t ... Read More
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