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. How it works 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 Alpha blocker Prescription only Coming soon. Available as Used for (click to learn more) Benign prostatic hyperplasia - Lower urinary tract symptoms Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Button Group. All currently active Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Button Group. All currently active All ages 18-34 35-54 55+
of people say Flomax is worth it say it works well say it’s a big hassle 4.72972972972973 Flomax
of people say Jalyn is worth it say it works well say it’s a big hassle Side effects Inflammation inside the nose 10% Dizziness 7% Cough increased 3% Infection 3% Muscle weakness 3% Back pain 2% Sinus inflammation 2% Drowsiness 2% Nausea 1% Tooth disorder 1% More Flomax side effects »
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Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
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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.
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Alcohol People on Flomax (Tamsulosin) can be more likely to have heat stroke. Drink plenty of fluids if you're going to be in hot weather, especially if you're going to be exercising or drinking alcohol. No specific alcohol-related info.
Food Take this 30 minutes after the same meal every day. No specific food-related info.
Kidneys and liver No specific kidneys and liver-related info. No specific kidneys and liver-related info.
Sex Can cause changes in sex drive. People on Flomax (Tamsulosin) can experience changes in their sex drive. Talk to your doctor if you find this bothers you. No specific sex-related info.
Sleep No specific sleep-related info. No specific sleep-related info.
Weight No specific weight-related info. No specific weight-related info. Upsides and benefits 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 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. Coming soon. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication 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. Coming soon. Learn more More about Flomax Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Jalyn Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert