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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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Somewhat Helpful
Still have some trouble starting
Too Soon To Tell
Started taking it about 2 weeks ago..
Too Soon To Tell
Just began taking this. No distinctive side effects as yet, although I got a stuffy nose after my first dose.
Too Soon To Tell
Supposed to enlarge the canal for easier passage.
Not Working
3 days ive been taking it now and i have had no relief at all
Reduced the urgency a little bit. Increased the leakage after urinating. Caused insomnia.
No difference in leaking, urgency.
Side effects.
The Flomax did at one time work for me. Now it doesnt work. My brother had the same results and now he has cancer not only in his prostate but throughout his body. Hid prognosis is 4 months. What do yall think are my chances that I end up like my brother?
Not Working
increased pain, no ejalculation.
Not Working
Didnt hurt but didnt help either.
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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]