Compare Jalyn vs. Flomax

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Jalyn (Dutasteride / Tamsulosin)

Flomax (tamsulosin)

Prescription only
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Makes it easier to urinate.

Flomax (tamsulosin) is a good treatment for an enlarged prostate if medical treatment is needed, but it can reduce your sex drive and takes time to kick in.

4.7/ 7 average rating with 85 reviewsforFlomax
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  • Flomax (tamsulosin) works just as well as similar medications but with fewer and less severe side effects.
  • Helps make urinating easier.
  • Available in generic.
  • Also available in a combination form with another medication to treat severe symptoms of enlarged prostate.
  • Simple once daily dosing.
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  • Flomax (tamsulosin) only treats the symptoms of enlarged prostate. It doesn't make the prostate smaller or stop it from getting bigger.
  • Has to be taken at the same time every day.
  • It can take up to one month to see the full effects of Flomax (tamsulosin).
  • 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.
Used for
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia - Lower urinary tract symptoms
  • Enlarged prostate (BPH)
Dosage forms
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  • Pill
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Side effects
The Jalyn (Dutasteride / Tamsulosin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
10possible side effects
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Runny nose/ nasal congestion
  • Infection
  • Weakness
  • Abnormal ejaculation
  • Back pain
  • Sore Throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Chest pain
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Risks and warnings
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  • Low blood pressure

    Taking medications for high blood pressure

  • Rash

    History of "sulfa" allergies

  • Floppy iris syndrome

    Cataract or glaucoma surgery

  • Heat stroke

    Alcohol use

    ...and 2 more risk factors

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