What are the typical side effects of flomax (tamsulosin) use?

Variable. Light-headedness, especially upon arising quickly; retrograde or absent ejaculation; also back pain; cough; decreased sexual ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; headache; runny or stuffy nose; sinus inflammation; trouble sleeping; weakness.

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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.

Can the side effects of flomax (tamsulosin) improve as the treatment is continued?

It might. Flomax causes lowering of blood pressure and people can feel dizzy, may faint. You may try taking it at night to prevent these symptoms.

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.

Thanks for asking! Flomax (tamsulosin) only improves the symptoms af enlarged prostate, and is a prescription medicine approved by fda. Super beta is not approved by fda and is sold without prescription as a supplement without any scintifically documended proof for its effectiveness and side effects etc. I will suggest you talk to your doctor or urologist before you stop Flomax (tamsulosin) as we can not advice you without knowing your case.
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?

How long can people taken flomax (tamsulosin) for? Does it have long term side effects?

It's safe. Patients can take this medicine for many years, it is generally a safe one, without long-term side effects that we know of yet.