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What is tamsulosin prescribed for?

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Dr. James Krick answered

Specializes in Urology

Prostate enlargement: This category of medicines mostly is used to treat men with benign prostatic enlargement (BPH). It is sometimes used to treat non- prostate related voiding dysfunction and more recently is used to facilitate ureteral stone passage by relaxing the ureter tube.

Answered 1/5/2020


Dr. Charles Turck answered

Specializes in Pharmacology

Prostate enlargement: Tamsulosin (Flomax) is usually prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia, which is the enlargement of the prostate. It helps with urine flow in people who have that condition.

Answered 6/11/2017



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