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Tamsulosin Indications

Tamsulosin Indications

What is tamsulosin (Flomax)?

Tamsulosin is an alpha-blocker that relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.

Tamsulosin is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

Tamsulosin is not approved for use in women or children.

Tamsulosin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Proper Use

Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more of it, do not take it more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.

This medicine comes with a patient information insert. Read and follow the instructions in the insert carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.

Take the capsule approximately 30 minutes after the same meal each day. Swallow the capsule whole. Do not chew or open it.

How it works

Tamsulosin belongs to a class of drugs called alpha-adrenergic blockers. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.

Tamsulosin works by relaxing the muscles in your bladder and prostate. This helps improve the flow of your urine.

side effects

The more common side effects that can occur with tamsulosin include:

  • headache
  • dizziness
  • runny nose
  • diarrhea
  • cough
  • decreased semen
  • loss of energy or muscle strength
  • sore throat or trouble swallowing
  • back or chest pain
  • tiredness
  • nausea

Contraindications

Tamsulosin Hydrochloride Capsules are contraindicated in patients known to be hypersensitive to Tamsulosin hydrochloride or any component of Tamsulosin Hydrochloride Capsules. Reactions have included skin rash, urticaria, pruritus,angioedema, and respiratory symptoms

Highlights for tamsulosin

Tamsulosin oral capsule is available as a brand-name drug and a generic drug. Brand name: Flomax.

Tamsulosin comes only as a capsule you take by mouth.

Tamsulosin oral capsule is used to treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Tamsulosin and Alcohol

Since tamsulosin can cause dizziness and fainting, it's best to avoid drinking alcohol if you're taking tamsulosin.

Tamsulosin and Grapefruit Juice

Grapefruit may interact with this drug, so it's a good idea to avoid drinking grapefruit while taking this drug.

Storage

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

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