Flomax

What is Flomax?

Flomax is a popular brand name for generic drug Tamsulosin which is an antagonist of alpha1A adrenoceptors in the prostate gland. It is usually used for symptomatic relief in a condition called as Benign hypertrophy of prostate (BHP) where there are symptoms of difficulty voiding urine, urinary incontinence, urgency, dribbling etc.

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My dad is 87 years old. He takes flomax for bph and travatan drops for glaucoma. He has mild high blood pressure but won't take his bp meds because...

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Hello,

No, surgery would not have such after effects.Now a days,endoscopic surgery is done by urologist under spinal(regional) anesthesia and not...

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I'm taking Flomax and have a funny taste in my mouth and my breath scent has changed is this normal

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Brief Answer:
It's not normal but nothing to be worried of.

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Thanks for posting your query.

NO i don't think the taste and...

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Two weeks ago I took an extra dose of Flomax in the evening. I woke dizzy and have been somewhat dizzy since. It is very slowly decreasing. I can...

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It caused a sharp drop in blood pressure!

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Flomax always causes a drop in blood pressure. This extra dose...

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