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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% (76 Members) find Flomax helpful

Flomax Reviews

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Working / Worked
not sure yet
Working / Worked
Hard to tell how much it worked, but symptoms got worse.
Working / Worked
Works but causes lack of sensitivity.
Working / Worked
Side effect was horrible (sexual)..
Working / Worked
He says it helps him and has changed his life. Still doesn't seem to be the only answer.
Somewhat Helpful
The flomax works most of the time but has side effects. The most noticeable is reduced ejaculation.
Helps me initiate urination but i still urinate around 40 times a day if not more. Spend a majority of my day attempting or actually urinating
Somewhat Helpful
No side effects for me, but limited help.
Somewhat Helpful
Tamsolusin flomax is helping to prevent urine stoppage due to swelling. But not helping with frequency or urgency.
Somewhat Helpful
Im supposed to take it when I feel a stone forming yes I can feel them formingweird and then the Flomax usually can dissolve it if Ive caught it early enough. Works sometimes.
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  1. Discussion: Scared and Alone
    do you take flomax? It works with prostate to allow you to empty bladder,...or maybe you need one that keeps you from peeing like me...detrol....I get... [More]
  2. Discussion: Anisthetics/Drugs and T
    Great, thanks for your replys. Those are the two I'm dealing with. If anyone else has anything to add, feel free. The doc also gave me a drug called A... [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]