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Why flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) tablet is used?what is side effects of flomax(tamsulosin hydrochloride)?

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Dr. Michael Kuglitsch
Urology 41 years experience
Flomax (tamsulosin): Flomax (tamsulosin) is a alpha-blocker and the main side-effect is 'hypotension' especially upon standing. You will become light-headed and may fail. It also may decrease or eliminate the ejaculation volume. This is not bad but concerns many patients.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Does flomax (tamsulosin) work well. Side effects?

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Dr. Howard Usitalo
Urology 40 years experience
Flomax (tamsulosin): Flomax (tamsulosin) or tamulosin is an Alpha blocker used for relief of urinary symptoms caused by prostate enlargement. Side effects include stuffy nose, retrograde ejaculation, lightheadedness/dizziness. This is the first drug in this class that had specific action on the prostate and is very effective.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What are the typical side effects of flomax (tamsulosin) use?

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Dr. Andrew Siegel
Urology 40 years experience
Variable: Light-headedness, especially upon arising quickly; retrograde or absent ejaculation; also back pain; cough; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; runny or stuffy nose; sinus inflammation; trouble sleeping; weakness.

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Last updated Jul 15, 2019

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