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Is it safe to masterbate while on flomax

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
See a urologist: at age 23, slow urinary flow should not be due to an enlarged prostate (which is what flomax (tamsulosin) treats). so I question your diagnosis and tr... Read More
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
WHY???: why you are on flomax (tamsulosin). you are too young for this kind of problems. the short answer ,no,it is not permanent. and it is OK to practice se... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kuglitsch
42 years experience
Yes: Masturbation is fine but you may note the ejaculatory volume diminish with the flomax (tamsulosin). It does not hurt anything or weaken the erection.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
Urology 39 years experience
Yes.: But at 43, I would ask what the indication(s) are for you to be on tamsulosin. Is it for BPH symptoms or stone disease?
Dr. Richard Williams
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Probably: If you are currently controlled for your asthma, it is not likely that flomax (tamsulosin) will have any appreciable effects on your asthma or drug re... Read More
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 18 years experience
Yes: Flomax (tamsulosin) is used to treat an enlarged prostate gland (a.k.a., “benign prostatic hyperplasia”). This drug does not trigger or cause asthma, ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Changing treatment: Yes. It is safe. The only outstanding question would the saw palmetto be strong enough to treat your prostate hypertrophy. You will know within seven... Read More
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Golden
Urology 22 years experience
Not ideal: Doxazosin and Flomax (tamsulosin) are in the same class of drug, known as Alpha blockers. They would not usually be prescribed together, because this... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Caution is advised: Xanax (alprazolam) and Norco both increase sedation and drowsiness. Always check with your treating phycisian when adding or changing medication.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
Urology 26 years experience
alpha blocker: Tamsulosin is an Alpha blocker that relaxes the muscles around the bladder neck/prostate to allow the bladder to empty better. It is safe to take in ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology 40 years experience
Masturbation is not a problem. But your symptoms seem to be more intense than those produced by a low grade varicocele. You need to make an appointm... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some ...: Rapaflo (silodosin) and Flomax (tamsulosin) are the same class of drugs - selective alpha-blocker, which can relax the smooth muscles around the bladd... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
31 years experience
10-15% OF PATIENTS: Retrograde ejaculation can occur. This is some or all of the ejaculate going into the bladder with orgasm.