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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, 82% (84 Members) find Flomax helpful

Flomax Reviews

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Seemed to work well, but got too expensive for me. Sexual side effects were not cared for.
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it doesn't help with my urinating
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it helps me not urinate a lot durning the nite.
Working / Worked
Worked, but at a cost. My partner had libido issues, managed to fix that and then the flomax affected us - not so good. On the plus side, it did help with the prostrate!
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Flomax doesn't work for me - just makes me dizzy.
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not sure yet
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Hard to tell how much it worked, but symptoms got worse.
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Just started medication.
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Works but causes lack of sensitivity.
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Side effect was horrible (sexual)..
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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]