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How effective is Flomax for Enlarged prostate?

Summary: 414 Flomax users have rated its effectiveness for Enlarged prostate.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5

This is a review of how effective Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is for Enlarged prostate and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Flomax

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,451 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

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Enlarged prostate

Enlarged prostate (latest reports from 15,844 patients) can be treated by Flomax, Avodart, Finasteride, Tamsulosin, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, Terazosin Hydrochloride.

Trend of Enlarged prostate reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 414 people are studied for taking Flomax in Enlarged prostate




Flomax effectiveness for Enlarged prostate


Long term Flomax effectiveness for Enlarged prostate

Flomax effectiveness for Enlarged prostate (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall2010416110623
Long term
(1+ years)
548886715

Age of people who take Flomax for Enlarged prostate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.24%0.97%7.00%20.53%71.26%

Who find Flomax more effective for Enlarged prostate?

Age of people who find Flomax more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.78%6.98%20.93%71.32%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Feeding tube complications flomax
    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Feeding Tube Patient, and takes Flomax)
    Has anyone on feeding tube taken Flomax. Any complication with tube feeding?

  • I have had two surgerys to remove cancer in my bladder and am on warfarin for my afib. my bladder cannot seem to heal. i have blood in my urine and intermitent burning at the end of my penis. will the
    (Asked by a 68 year old man who has Afib, Bladder Cancer Stage I, With Cancer In Situ, and takes Cialis, Indomethacin, Digoxin, Carvedilol, Flomax, Lisinopril, Warfarin Sodium)
    I have had two surgeries in the last 14 months to remove cancer from my bladder. Diagnosed with afib 16 months ago. Bladder is not healing due to the blood thinners, but I must keep my INR above 2.0. Every time I take the warfarin, I have more blood in my urine.

  • Alprazolam & amoxicillin
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
    Have Diverticulitis from having Diverticulosis. Have had high blood pressure for about 4 years and it is controlled with the Norvasc & Clonidine. Enlarged prostate is controlled with Flomax & Avodart. Meclizine is for vertigo, take 2 25mg per day, 1 Am & 1 PM. Take 1 Norvasc AM & 1 Flomax PM.

  • Burning sensation aft urinate in morning
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Frequent Or Urgent Urination, and takes Flomax)
    taking flomax last one year suddenly getting burning sensation in my penus aft i go to P and remaing burning for 5 to 10 minutes did all the urine test and all are are negative so i dont know what is cause.my urology did even cystoscopy and he id not find anything my P S A is 2.45 normal. my dr. say ...

  • Can hydrochlorizide cause bhp symptoms in 70 year old male
    (Asked by a 74 year old man who has Bph, and takes Terazosin Hydrochloride)
    After suffering with bph(getting up 3 0r 4 times a night to urinate) having undergone a prostrate biopsy, my doctor took me off hydrochlorizide. Soon after, my bph symptoms went away. I take a 325 mg aspirin every day and have hypertension.

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  • Psoriasis and flomax
    (Posted by a 75 year old man who has BPH, Psoriasis, Sore Mouth, Cheeks, Gums And Lips, and takes Flomax)
    I have been on Flomax for 4 years now and have been having a sore ulcerated mouth for about 3 years off and on. About six months ago I developed psoriasis on my scalp and have been using different medications described by my doctor. Then three months ago I got a patch on my leg. I started looking ...

  • Amlo dipine and terazosin
    (Posted by a 66 year old man who has High Blood Pressure, BPH, and takes Terazosin Hydrochloride, Amlodipine Besylate)
    I have taken combination since 04/13 I have experienced ED lower testosterone and elevated PSA. Prior to that I was taking terazosin and hydrochorizide without any side effects. I stop taking the amlodipine during a juice fast and my PSA levels decreased when I stopped fasting and returned to taking ...

  • Weight loss associated with flomax within the last 10 years.
    (Posted by a 82 year old man who has Weight Loss, and takes Flomax)
    I have been taking flomax for approx. 10 yrs.I was then & still is very active I exercise for one HR.every morning (5 days a week)walk for 2 miles every day, ride my bike occasionlly,I am now 82 yrs.old.My problem is "weight loss". I'm 5'9" tall,I weighed 175 lbs.when I first started to take Flom ...

  • Singulair to the rescue
    (Posted by a 74 year old man who has Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, and takes Singulair)
    Antihistamines , even in small amounts, cause my prostate to swell immensely. Several months ago my allergies reached the point I had to take something. I had a physician's sample of 10 mg Singulair, so I took one. To my amazement, I got quick relief from extreme allergies, but my prostate SHRUNK ...

  • Chills associated with ibuprophen
    (Posted by a 69 year old man who has Persistent Chills., and takes Desloratadine, Celexa, Codeine, Fiorinal W/codeine, Cialis, Proscar, Flomax, Wellbutrin)
    I generally respond well to medication. I am a senior who has chronic pain from a c1-c2 fusion. Codeine works well, and I don't use a lot. Still, I sought alternatives to opiates for nerve pain. I lice in a colder climate. It took me quite a while to associate susceptibility to becoming chilled w ...

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