A 71-year-old male asked:
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after successfully using tamsulosin for years (bph), its nasal congestion is no longer well controlled by flonase. what are my alternatives?

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Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
ENT: Since alpha blocker drugs like tamsulosin cause nasal congestion by vasodilation (as opposed to the vasoconstriction of a decongestant) I can see no reason why nasal steroids would be particularly helpful with congestion solely due to this medication. I suggest you see an ENT or allergy physician for evaluation.
Answered on Apr 21, 2018

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