Compare Flomax vs. Jalyn

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Flomax
(tamsulosin)

Jalyn
(dutasteride / tamsulosin)

Makes it easier to urinate. Flomax (Tamsulosin) is a first-choice treatment for enlarged prostate, and it's available as a generic. However, it can cause changes in your sex drive and can take a while to kick in.Coming soon.
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4.65Flomax
Reviews for Flomax (tamsulosin)
58%
of people (All ages) say Flomax (tamsulosin) is worth it
41%
say it works well
19%
say it's a big hassle
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Side effects
FlomaxJalyn
  • Dizziness 5%
  • Inflammation inside the nose 5%
  • Infection 1%
  • Muscle weakness 2%
  • Abnormal ejaculation 8%
  • Back pain 1%
  • Sore throat 1%
  • Diarrhea 1%
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How it works
FlomaxJalyn
Flomax (Tamsulosin) is an alpha-1 blocker. It specifically targets and relaxes muscles in your prostate, which makes it easier to urinate.Coming soon.
Type of medication
FlomaxJalyn
Prescription only
Available as
FlomaxJalyn
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for
FlomaxJalyn
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Risk factors for serious side effects
FlomaxJalyn
  • Taking medications for high blood pressure
    • Cataract or glaucoma surgery
    • Alcohol use
    • Heavy exercise
    • Hot weather
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      Pregnancy

      Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

      Research studies with real people or animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. If you’re pregnant, the risks to your unborn baby outweigh the benefits.

      Pain
      FlomaxJalyn
      • Can cause dizziness, muscle pain, headache and stuffy/runny nose.
      No pain related info.
      Upsides and benefits
      FlomaxJalyn
      • First-choice medication for relieving the symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
      • Helps make urinating easier.
      • Available as a generic medication.
      • Also available in a combination form with another medication to treat more severe symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
      • Since it works only on the muscles around the prostate, it has fewer blood pressure and heart-related side effects than other medicines in the same class.
      Coming soon
      Downsides and risks
      FlomaxJalyn
      • Has to be taken the same time every day.
      • It can take up to one month to see the full effects of the medication.
      • Can reduce sex drive.
      • Flomax (Tamsulosin) can't be stopped suddenly, so you'll need to talk to your doctor about how to stop taking it safely.
      • It doesn't shrink the size of the prostate.
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      Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
      FlomaxJalyn
      • Take this 30 minutes after the same meal every day.
      • Can cause dizziness, muscle pain, headache and stuffy/runny nose.
      • Can cause changes in sex drive.
      • Don't stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
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