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Can Flomax cause postural dizziness?

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar


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Posted on Wed, 22 Mar 2017 in Brain and Spine
Question: I am getting (iron)legs when I get out of my van after driving 20 or thirty minutes. When get out and start walking I feel that I am going to faint. Iam light headed and then I get better.
I recently (three weeks ago)doubled my flomax at night ( Doctor's suggestion and I also take 5mg of blood pressure Rx at bedtime and in the morning.
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Drug related side effects

Detailed Answer:
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
The presyncopal or postural dizziness is due to flomax.
You need to consult your Urologist.
Take plenty of fluids.
Avoid standing suddenly from sitting or supine position.
Move legs for few seconds before standing.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
Dr N Kumar
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