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Why Take Flomax Rather Than Urecholine
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
Unusual: Except in the way that that drug is metabolized in your body. I think you should talk this over with your pharmacist. ...Read more
I've read that it says taking Prilosec OTC raises blood levels of the clonazepa drug making clonaz stronger. Should i just take less clonazepam?
Is it ok to switch to another beta sitosterol after starting with super beta prostate? Does the brand matter? I am using flomax (tamsulosin) for bph.
BPH: You can switch to another beta sitosterol. A brand name is not important. ...Read more
Pca, calcium for OP.Doc stopped Cm,now Desunin only, due to arteries.Is there another less harmful med other than than Calcichew?
I'm sorry.: That is a question for your doctor only to answer. ...Read more
Is Xyzal supposed to lose effect more quickly than Allegra because time to maximum plasma concentration is shorter?
Not to my knowledge: They are all 24h formulations.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the safest daily antianxiety medicine? Will it make me spacey? Need more than just therapy. Taking Xanax (alprazolam) occasionally now.
Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. See your PCP for evaluation and referral. Do not self medicate to ovoid serious complications. ...Read more
Is Benicar a more potent ARB than generic Cozaar? Losartan 100 seems much weaker than 40mg of Benicar, There is obviously a large cost difference.
ARB vs ARB for BP: Is Benicar a more potent ARB than generic Cozaar? Losartan 100 seems much weaker than 40mg of Benicar, There is obviously a large cost difference. ANS: no head to head comparisons 2 judge so in absence of data I recommend the cheapest one 1st. If it gets BP to goal stay with it. If max does does not work then not likely another ARB will work well. But always worth a try if other agents don't work ...Read more
What is the best amt. To switch from .4mg / day flomax (tamsulosin) to saw palmetta? Is it better to take more than 1 450mg the 1st few days to get in system fast.
Is lexapro (escitalopram) 2x stronger than other ssris, or 4x stronger? I'm at 20mg, but feels a little much. Maybe 15 be better? How potent is lexapro (escitalopram)?
Lexapro (escitalopram) effects: I understand your concern. Lexapro and other SSRI are used for treatment of Depression and Anxiety. Let the wise man within you ask: •Reasons for taking Lexapro-depression or Anxiety •Severity of symptoms and Impairment of functioning when it was started •Need for Therapy •Use of Alcohol or Drugs Inform your Psychiatrist about present symptoms and Discuss to decrease it to 15mg/day; and Therapy. ...Read more
Depends: They work chemically differently to lower blood pressure, and partly because of that, they each can have different side effects - and in some cases, their specific side effects should be avoided in people with different diseases. Also, sometimes each drug works better in different disease states for reasons we don't know. So "better" often just takes an individual's health history into account. ...Read more
Medication(s) to take for BPH other than Flomax, (tamsulosin) Jalyn, Finasteride, Cialis and Avdart. Please advise.
Same groups: You listed alpha blocker(flomax or tamsulosin),5-alpha reductase inhibitor(finasteride,dutasteride or avodart),combination of both groups(Jalyn)and PDE5 inhibitor(cialis).Any other drugs I give you will be in those groups.If none has helped you,talk to your urologist about TUR prostate or other surgical options.TUR is the "gold standard" with which other surgical options are compared.Good luck. ...Read more
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
If someone takes 1mg klonopin (clonazepam) three times a day. Would taking more than prescribed, maybe 6mg for anxiety relief lead to od, and what are the symptoms?
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