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Does tamsulosin cause dementia?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Dementia risk: That is what the data suggests. "The tamsulosin cohort had a higher incident risk of dementia compared with both the no medication group and the alternative medication group." This was from a study of Medicare data of over 250,000 men who were 65 or older. REF: https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/dementia-risk-associated-with-tamsulosin-in-benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/71451

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