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How long after stopping flomax will reverse ejaculation return to normal? Was on it for 1 yr. Stopped it. It's been 3 mos. Still happening.

How long after stopping flomax will reverse ejaculation return to normal?  Was on it for 1 yr. Stopped it. It's been 3 mos. Still happening.

Flomax: It is hard to say, according to the pharmaceutical company is reversible. In your case, there maybe other reasons, for example, diabetes can cause retrograde or decreased ejaculation. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Tamsulosin (Definition)

Tamsulosin is the generic name for a very commonly used drug flomax. 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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Was on .4mg flomax for bph. Stopping flomax and have started .320mg/day of saw palmetto. Is there any best time of day to take the 1 dose?

Not the same : Flomax is an fda approved medicine with known safety and efficacy. Saw palmetto has failed multiple controlled trials. You're welcome to take it; most supplements have a 20% placebo effect. ...Read more

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On flomax.4/day. What is the process to stop flomax while i start super beta prostate? I don't want any more side effects from stopping too quickly.

On flomax.4/day. What is the process to stop flomax while i start super beta prostate? I don't want any more side effects from stopping too quickly.

No Problem: Talk to your dr. Why are you taking it?And why you want to stop?And about super beta prostate?I hope it's not another dr.Oz commercials ? ...Read more

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What happens when i stop taking flomax?

Here are some ...: If Flomax has helped improve urine flow, slow urine flow will return soon after stopping Flomax as expected. Meanwhile, in time, retrograde ejaculation may be self-corrected. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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A side effect. If I stop taking the flomax will everything go back to normal?

A side effect. If I stop taking the flomax will everything go back to normal?

Yes.: The most common side effects of alpha-blockers such as Flomax (tamsulosin) are reversible, but this also includes the therapeutic benefit too. Speak to a urologist about other agents that may treat your symptoms while minimizing the side effects you are experiencing. ...Read more

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Can i stop toviaz and flomax on my own?

Please make: any changes to your medications under medical supervision. Take care. ...Read more

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I have to stop taking flomax 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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Ok coming up to 4 weeks now on Flomax 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, an alpha1 adrenoceptor blocking agent. ...Read more

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Flomax (Definition)

Flomax is a medication often is used to relieve symptoms of an ...Read more