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How long after stopping flomax (tamsulosin) will reverse ejaculation return to normal? Was on it for 1 yr. Stopped it. It's been 3 mos. Still happening.
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
I am on. 4mg flomax (tamsulosin) daily. What is the proper dosage for saw palmetto while stopping flomax (tamsulosin)? Do I stay on same dose after transition?
Saw palmetto: You may take 300-500 mg once or twice a day. ...Read more
Was on. 4mg flomax (tamsulosin) for bph. Stopping flomax (tamsulosin) and have started. 320mg/day of saw palmetto. Is there any best time of day to take the 1 dose?
On flomax (tamsulosin).4/day. What is the process to stop flomax (tamsulosin) 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
Please make: Any changes to your medications under medical supervision. Take care. ...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
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
taken Flomax (tamsulosin) for the last two years (.4) but with dilation don't need it. Just stopped 5 days ago. I was told this is a med u can just stop.
Flomax (tamsulosin): You are correct. There are no complications or side effects to stopping this medication abruptly. ...Read more
I was in so much pain from a kidney stone now the pain is gone but I didn't see a stone pass is the stone gone should I stop taking flomax (tamsulosin)?
Pain gone: The stone is likely passed if your pain is gone, you have likely passed the kidney stone. I would not stop a medication that has been given to you by your primary or urologist until you have discussed it with them unless you are having bad side effects to the medications. There is no significant harm in taking it for an additional night and discussing it with your doctor in the AM. Be well. ...Read more
Been on. 4 mg / day flomax (tamsulosin) for BPH over 2 years. I have 4 or 5 side effects. After I stop when will they subside, and could anything be permanent?
1-2 weeks: Most men notice improvement within a week or two at the most. That said, they also notice a relapse of urinary obstructive symptoms within a similar time period. Monitor yourself for both issues to take the proper course of action. ...Read more
Been on. 4 mg flomax (tamsulosin) for 2 years for bph. I have side effects. After I stop it, how long until they are gone? Can flomax (tamsulosin) do any permanent damage?
Depends: Common side effects will be gone in days. Others....Elaborate. ...Read more
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
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely?
Possibly: Depending on a number of variables including how long you have been on flomax, (tamsulosin) what is the severity of your bph, and have you ever been in complete urinary retention before, what would most likely happen is a return to your pre-flomax voiding pattern. You should address your concerns with your doctor and discuss alternatives to Flomax (tamsulosin) if you are finding the side effects particularly bothersome. ...Read more
I have redding of bladder neck. Prescribed Flomax (tamsulosin). Now keep feeling like need to pee and go a lot per day. Is it normal? Thought was to stop
Flomax (tamsulosin): Sounds like you have straining of the muscle of the bladder neck which can be seen in BPH, benign prostatic hyperplasia, or large prostate. The premace of flomax (tamsulosin) is to relax the bladder and allow more complete voiding of urine from the bladder. This is a normal reaction of flomax (tamsulosin). ...Read more
Been on flomax (tamsulosin). 4mg / day for BPH for 2 years. Have several side effects. When I stop flomax (tamsulosin) can my urine stream stop entirely? If so what would I do?
Taking finasteride and flomax (tamsulosin) for 3 months bph. Dr now put me on 5mg Cialis daily 8 days now and told me to stop flomax (tamsulosin) and finasteride. Any problems?
Saw dr. Have prostatitis. Going to take antibiotics and flomax (tamsulosin). Since diagnosed have questions. I jog 4-5 days a week-should I stop? How frequent should I masturbate? Could it effect success of ivf?
Will I need to stop taking my prostate medication before surgery for my cataracts? I'll need cataract surgery in the coming year. I take flomax (tamsulosin) for an enlarged prostate. Does this or any other drug cause a problem with cataract treatment? .
Taking Flomax (tamsulosin) for 4 days. 4.dose. Is it ok to stop? I've started pelvic floor therapy for prostatitis and want to go that route. No bph
Ask your doc: Ultimately, you're in charge & responsible for your own health. We're here as guides & navigators to assist you. Flomax (tamsulosin) is used (up to 0.8mg daily) to treat prostate enlargement aka BPH and (off-label) kidney stones. Chat w/dispensing doc about your wishes. Set a defined trial duration as well as reviewing signs of progression & worsening after which consider restarting Tamsulosin. ...Read more
Not, but. ..: Clinically, Flomax (tamsulosin) has not caused ED, but some ejaculatory dysfunctions such as low ejaculate & retrograde ejaculation in 8-18 % of patients, which is dose related, due to its effective relaxation of bladder neck, which yet helps men improve urine flow. Fortunately, most of men using it don't need to make more baby so they can accept and cope with this side effect to trade with better urine flow. ...Read more
Drug used in urology: Tamsulosin, also known under the name flomax, (tamsulosin) is a drug designed to relax smooth muscle cells of the urinary tract. Its approved use is to improve urination in prostate enlargement (bph). It has been shown to improve urinary symptoms, or ipss score. It is also used to help pass kidney stones by relaxing the ureter. It is also used, at times, as an adjunct in the treatment of chronic prostatitis. ...Read more
2 groups: 3 groups of medicines for prostate enlargement symptoms:Alpha blockers e.g.tamsulosin (Flomax) & terazosin (Hytrin).5-alpha reductase inhibitors such as finasteride (Proscar)&dutasteride (Avodart).There is also Jalyn which has 1 of each of these 2 groups. 3rd group is PDE-5 inhibitors (Cialis). It varies from person to person which is better, but the 5-alpha reductase inh's take several months to work. ...Read more