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How effective is Tamsulosin for Enlarged prostate?

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Tamsulosin (tamsulosin) is for Enlarged prostate. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 152 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin (latest outcomes from 7,749 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. 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.

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On Nov, 26, 2014: 152 people are studied for taking Tamsulosin in Enlarged prostate




Tamsulosin effectiveness for Enlarged prostate


Long term Tamsulosin effectiveness for Enlarged prostate

Tamsulosin effectiveness for Enlarged prostate (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall441613214
Long term
(1+ years)
01734225

Age of people who take Tamsulosin for Enlarged prostate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.61%19.08%76.32%

Who find Tamsulosin more effective for Enlarged prostate?

Age of people who find Tamsulosin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enlarged prostate0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.87%15.22%73.91%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • After how many hors of taking tamsulosin can sleepiness occur
    (Asked by a 77 year old man who has Sleepiness But After A Delay Of 12 To 24 Hours, and takes Tamsulosin)
    I found I do not need to take tamsulosin evry day and now take one every 3 or 4 days

  • Could this drug cause periodontal bone loss, bone loss around teeth
    (Asked by a 64 year old man who has Periodontal Bone Loss, Bone Loss Around Teeth , and takes Guaifenesin, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride, Turmeric, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Fluoxetine, Celexa, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, Pantoprazole, Pentoxifylline, Garcinia Cambogia, Carbamazepine, Tamsulosin, Lisinopril, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Flunisolide)
    Do you suffer from periodontal bone loss or periodontal disease, or bone loss around teeth after taking this drug? Are your sodium levels low after taking this drug? I am a dentist and keep my teeth plaque free, but have had periodontal bone loss for which, I believe, must be drug related.

  • Has anyone experienced transient global amnesia from taking avodart?
    (Asked by a 78 year old man who has Parkinson's Disease, Enlarged Prostate, and takes Avodart)
    Began Avodart for enlarged prostate and having difficulty urinating....3 nights later had transient global amnesia, lasting about 4 hours. Doctor does not think Avodart triggered the amnesia Has anyone had similar experience? I am hesitant about going back on the Avodart but need to address the p ...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ideopathic hypersomnia from mantle cell lymphoma
    (Posted by a 65 year old man who has Mantle Cell Lymphoma, Ideopathic Hypersomnia, and takes Pravastatin Sodium, Prilosec, Tamsulosin, Acyclovir)
    I have an unusual idiopathic hypersomnia surrounded by the circumstance of also having Mantle Cell Lymphoma. I awake each day at around 7:00 am without an alarm after 7-8 hrs sleep. By 8:00 am after a cup of coffee and breakfast, I feel fully awake and 100% normal. Around Noon and 12:30, I begi ...

  • Enlarged prostate psa dropped from 4.0 to 3.0
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    My PSA dropped from 4.0 to 3.0 after 1) reducing my intake of bread and bread products. 2) taking ginger root in the form of crystalized ginger 3) making my own bread. The flour i used was from fresh ground wheat berries.

  • Effects of eliminating folic acid
    (Posted by a 73 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, Urination - Difficulty With Flow, and takes Naloxone Hydrochloride)
    After my doctor recommended I be treated for an enlarged prostate I began to cut out all bread & cereal and replace it with home made bread made with a bread machine. I purchased a wheat grinder and wheat berries and grind my own flour. The result is not only my prostate problems are much be ...

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