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How effective is Flomax for Enlarged prostate?





Summary: 416 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 has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Flomax 21,453 users)

Enlarged prostate

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

On Dec, 17, 2014: 416 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
Overall2110516110623
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%0.96%6.97%20.67%71.15%

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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  • Psoriasis and 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 at medicines side effect. I found out on the internet last week that Flomax might be the culpert.

    It has been one week since I stopped taking it and today my leg psoriasis is starting to fade away. Has not itched all day today. TYJ!

    The patch on my scalp is doing the same. The scalp thickness has improved tremendously. I just hope I don't start having trouble with my BPH again, so for so good.
  • Amlo dipine and terazosin
    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 the amlodipine my PSA levels rose.
  • Weight loss associated with flomax within the last 10 years.
    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 Flomax,within 3
    months,I was down to 160 lbs.(I had 0 fat on my body)I am now down to 140 lbs.
    my family & friends can't believe the weight loss.I feel good,strong,but I don't look good,I'm too skinny.Flomax as been very effective for me.
    Is flomax the reason for my weight loss?
    Regards,
    John Robitaille.
  • Singulair to the rescue
    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 as much as it did on finesteride. Since then I take my usual 2 mg hytrin each morning and my 10 mg Singulair at night and the combo has all but done away with my prostatic hyperplasia. NEVER HEARD OF THIS BEFORE, SO I THOUGHT I WOULD PASS MIT ON.
  • Chills associated with ibuprophen (1 response)
    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 with Ibuprophen. I thought it was age and/or the weather. Perhaps these are factors; but it happens every time I use Ibuprophen. I share this hoping it can help others.

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