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Tamsulosin is an α1a-selective alpha blocker used in the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Tamsulosin was developed by Yamanouchi Pharmaceuticals (now part of Astellas Pharma) and is marketed by various companies under licence, including Boehringer-Ingelheim and CSL. As of 2006, tamsulosin h... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Enlarged Prostate
Kidney Stones
Urinary Incontinence
Interstitial Cystitis (IC)
Prostate Cancer
Overall, 83% (82 Members) find Flomax helpful

Flomax Reviews

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This helps me pass stones
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tamsulosin, (flomax) does work for me in conjubction with Urispas
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Too soon to tell
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With Avodart, had to cut back on Tamsulosin. After stopped Avodart, now daily 400ug.
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I have just ordered this from Canada. I get up 3 or 4 times during the night and feel sleep deprived. (A 3 month supply is around $55 total - much cheaper than in the US.
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It worked good for me. Hard to find from a reputable pharmacy but I been buying
it without a prescription here
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I still get up 1 to 2 times a night to urinate.
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Helped pass the stones
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seems to be working, but it makes me nervous and I have trouble sleeping, which is pretty shitty because trouble sleeping is a big problem with BPH.
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Its Awesome!
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  1. Discussion: Could Flomax make MG worse?
    I'll be following this thread as my "stone" has not passed and I'm off to the family doctor later this week. Flomax relaxes muscles to le... [More]
  2. Discussion: Could Flomax make MG worse?
    I took this for my kidney stones and it wiped me out! My breathing was even affected. Carly [More]
  3. Discussion: Anisthetics/Drugs and T
    I tryed flomax once, No problem with my T. Anesthetics did bother me either. [More]
  4. Discussion: painful stents
    My last stent was in for 3 months took flomax for widening the passages after my lithrotrypsys ( sp ) . It and the pyridian helped alot. Good luck [More]
  5. Discussion: Flomax for Enlarged Prostate
    Tell us about your personal experience with Flomax as a treatment: Has it worked? Have you had any issues? Any recommendations or tips? [More]