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Retrograde Ejaculation due to Flomax (tamsulosin), (tamsulosin) is this permanent? On Flomax (tamsulosin) for month (slow urinary flow), four days into course. Is it Safe to masturbate/sex?

Retrograde Ejaculation due to Flomax (tamsulosin), (tamsulosin) is this permanent? On Flomax (tamsulosin) for month (slow urinary flow), four days into course. Is it Safe to masturbate/sex?

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 sex. in general.
are you seeing a urologist?
did they do a functional bladder capacity test?
i hope you will feel better. Again you are too young for this. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Tamsulosin (Definition)

Tamsulosin is the generic name for a very commonly used drug flomax (tamsulosin). Tamsulosin is indicated for patients who have symptoms of enlarged prostate, frequency, too many trips to the bath room., slow flow, dribbling the medication relaxes the smooth muscles around the prostate and makes it easy to urinate it should be taken at bed time to avoid side effects. Dizziness ...Read more


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Could I masterbate while taking tamsulosin?

Could I masterbate while taking tamsulosin?

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. ...Read more

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Is flomax (tamsulosin) safe to use if I have asthma?

Is flomax (tamsulosin) safe to use if I have asthma?

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, so it can be safely used. ...Read more

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Is it safe to stop flomax (tamsulosin) and replace it w saw palmetto g for benighn prostate enlargement.

Is it safe to stop flomax (tamsulosin) and replace it w saw palmetto g for benighn prostate enlargement.

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 days after the change. ...Read more

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Is there a doctor who could tell me if its safe to take proscar, doazosis and flomax (tamsulosin) together?

Is there a doctor who could tell me if its safe to take proscar, doazosis and flomax (tamsulosin) together?

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 could increase the risk of low blood pressure and symptoms such as dizziness. Finasteride is in a different class of drug (which affects testosterone metabolism) and can be taken together with either doxazosin or tamsulosin. ...Read more

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I take. 5mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as needed for anxiety. Just got prescription for Narco and Flomax for Kindey Stones. Safe to take all three?

I take. 5mg of Xanax (alprazolam) as needed for anxiety. Just got prescription for Narco and Flomax for Kindey Stones. Safe to take all three?

Sedation: Combination of xanax (alprazolam) and hydrocodone --will cause drowsiness----will impair your ability to operate dangerous equipment and can cause respirtory depression----do not take alcohol with above medication for it increases the symptoms ...Read more

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Wht tamsulosin means? Is it safe to take flomax as im having mild hydronephrosis onrkidney? Urinary retention and burning sensation gone2weks ago-male28

Wht tamsulosin means? Is it safe to take flomax as im having mild hydronephrosis onrkidney? Urinary retention and burning sensation gone2weks ago-male28

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 the setting of hydronephrosis. ...Read more

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Rapaflo (silodosin) vs flomax?

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 bladder neck and prostate urethra so to quickly improve urine flow to a degree. Rapaflo is newer than Flomax and the profiles of effectivenss and side effects are similar although the newer one always tends to claim being better and less. ...Read more

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Is cardura or flomax (tamsulosin) better and why?

Flomax (tamsulosin): Tamsulosin now generic. More specific and fewer side effects. Allhat study showed? Cardiovascular probs in certain people with cardura (doxazosin). For more: www. Peedoc. Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Cardura or flomax (tamsulosin) - which one is better?

Alpha-blockers: Both are alpha-blockers used to relax the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder neck resulting in improved urinary flow (can be used in both men and women). Both are available in generic form. Each can result in a decrease in bp: Flomax (tamsulosin), however, is intended to be more selective for alpha-1a type receptors and is not intended for use as an anti-hypertensive agent. ...Read more

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What effect does flomax (tamsulosin) have on cataracts?

What effect does flomax (tamsulosin) have on cataracts?

None: Flomax (tamsulosin) does not cause cataracts to progress more quickly or more slowly. The reason that the ads on tv tell patients to alert their doctor is so that the surgeon can have extra measures on hand during cataract surgery. Floppy iris can be dealt with in the o.R. With special medicines and artificial iris holders, so patients on Flomax (tamsulosin) should not stop the medicine for cataract surgery. ...Read more

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Will flomax (tamsulosin) help with an enlarged prostate?

Will flomax (tamsulosin) help with an enlarged prostate?

Flomax (tamsulosin): Flomax (tamsulosin) will not help reduce the size of an enlarged prostate. It may help reduce some of the symptoms of having an enlarged prostate such as frequency, urgency, incomplete emptying and nocturia. ...Read more

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Cardura or flomax (tamsulosin) - which works better and why?

Cardura or flomax (tamsulosin) - which works better and why?

Alpha-blockers: Both are alpha-blockers used to relax the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder neck resulting in improved urinary flow (can be used in both men and women). Both are available in generic form. Each can result in a decrease in bp: Flomax (tamsulosin), however, is intended to be more selective for alpha-1a type receptors and is not intended for use as an anti-hypertensive agent. ...Read more

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Why does sperm output diminish when you're taking flomax (tamsulosin)?

Actually doesn't: Alpha blocker drugs used for prostatic enlargement such as Flomax cause what is commonly known as retrograde ejaculation. Semen is still produced but it takes the path of least resistance backwards into the bladder rather than forwards during ejaculation. Stopping the drug for 1 to 2 days will generally result in return of ejaculated semen ...Read more

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My husband wants to quit flomax (tamsulosin) after adverse rxn does he have to taper off takes 0.4 mg bid?

My husband wants to quit flomax (tamsulosin) after adverse rxn does he have to taper off takes 0.4 mg bid?

Flomax (tamsulosin): He should be able to simply stop it, however if he required 0.8mg daily for BPH symptoms, I would expect that his symptoms would be significant on no medication. He may want to discuss other options with his urologist before stopping. ...Read more

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

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. ...Read more

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Can flomax (tamsulosin) cause you to lose weight? I have been on it or 2 years several with other side effects.

Can flomax (tamsulosin) cause you to lose weight? I have been on it or 2 years several with other side effects.

Listen to your body: If one experiences a side effect while on a medication it is reasonable to suspect that the medication may in some way be contributing to the unintended effect. Tamsulosin can lower blood pressure which can cause many unpleasant symptoms including nausea, abdominal pain, constipation, or diarrhea. It is possible that such effects could result in weight loss. ...Read more

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I have chronic prostatitis at age 26 how in the world did this happen and what to do besides take my flomax (tamsulosin)?

You are not: The only one, it is more common than you think. You need to take plenty of fluids, take hot baths to your waist, exercise moderately, avoid sitting or standing for long time in one place. You might also need antibiotics. Go see a urologist for more details. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 4 0.4 Flomax, (tamsulosin) instead of the 4 50mg clomipramine I'm supposed to take. What might happen?

I accidentally took 4 0.4 Flomax, (tamsulosin) instead of the 4 50mg clomipramine I'm supposed to take. What might happen?

Floras: You can take up to 0.8 mg flomax (tamsulosin) daily. The dose will likely cause side effects. Common for Flomax: dizzinee and headache. You may have troubles with BP being low. Carful when standing. The effects may last 24 hours. I would call your local poison center for further information. ...Read more

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Mirabegron (betmiga) seems to not stop my frequency and urgency so much. I'm on 50mg with flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg. May I need more dosage?

Here are some...: The effectiveness of a drug is not always as good as what claimed by the company. Since you've been under urologist's care for obstructive irritative voiding, referring this Q directly to her/him would be the most logical & beneficial thing to do because your doc knows more about your individual condition than anyone online. Yet, to do things right, follow http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Ok coming up to 4 weeks now on Flomax (tamsulosin) no sign of any changes. My doc says can take six weeks + is this likely? Or should stop? HELP

May take longer: Many patients experience earlier change in urine flow. It can take six or more weeks for maximum effect. Dizziness and drowziness arei major side effects of Flomax, (tamsulosin) an alpha1 adrenoceptor blocking agent. ...Read more

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I have to stop taking flomax (tamsulosin) and Myrbetriq for 3 days before urodynamic test. Will they work again after it or may they not be as functional?

Yes: We ask patients to stop the medication that may interfere with results of the baseline Urodynamics testing. Restarting after the Urodynamics should not make any difference in the efficacy of the medication. ...Read more

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I have prostatitis taken flomax (tamsulosin) & ibuprofin it feels tingily down ther like its contracting or a nerve tweaks what could this meann? Doesn't hurt

I have prostatitis taken flomax (tamsulosin) & ibuprofin it feels tingily down ther like its contracting or a nerve tweaks what could this meann? Doesn't hurt

Time: Symptoms of prostatitis can be vague. Your description is not uncommon. Hydrate well, minimize caffeine and carbonation, try the hot club, and you should clear soon. ...Read more

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How long will it take to get saw palmetto into my system? I will be transitioning from flomax (tamsulosin). What is proper way to handle the transition time?

Flomax (tamsulosin): Saw palmetto and Flomax (tamsulosin) are two different drugs which affect the prostate in different ways. Saw palmetto is a herb that acts like Finasteride and supposedly reduces the size of the prostate. Studies have shown very little effect of saw palmetto on the prostate. Flomax (tamsulosin) does not affect the size of the prostate, relaxes the smooth muscle of the prostate and its capsule and allows for better flow. ...Read more

Flomax (Definition)

Tamsulosin is an anti-BPH agent which is a ...Read more