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Flomax

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4.3  Effectiveness
4.9  Side Effects
4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 7 Flomax side effects and 2 Flomax benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Flomax, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 4.3% 87% 8.7% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 12% 8% 56% 16% 8%
Blood Pressure 0% 4.3% 91.3% 4.3% 0%
Breathing 0% 8.7% 87% 4.3% 0%
Confidence 0% 8.3% 79.2% 12.5% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 16.7% 75% 8.3% 0%
Digestion 0% 4.3% 87% 8.7% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Energy 4.2% 8.3% 54.2% 33.3% 0%
Eyesight 4% 20% 64% 12% 0%
Memory 4.2% 12.5% 75% 8.3% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 12.5% 79.2% 4.2% 4.2%
Pain 0% 4.3% 87% 8.7% 0%
Patience 0% 8.7% 69.6% 21.7% 0%
Sexual Health 4.2% 16.7% 70.8% 0% 8.3%
Skin Complexion 0% 4.3% 95.7% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 25% 45.8% 25% 4.2%
Stress Level 0% 16.7% 66.7% 16.7% 0%
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Commonly Reported Flomax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Breast Tenderness 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 72.7% 18.2% 9.1% 0% 0%
Change in Sex Drive 58.3% 12.5% 16.7% 8.3% 4.2%
Change in Weight 79.2% 8.3% 12.5% 0% 0%
Confusion 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 81.8% 18.2% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 90.9% 9.1% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 56% 20% 16% 4% 4%
Drowsiness 58.3% 16.7% 16.7% 8.3% 0%
Energy Loss 47.6% 33.3% 14.3% 4.8% 0%
Fatigue 37.5% 20.8% 25% 16.7% 0%
Gas 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Hair Growth 90.5% 0% 9.5% 0% 0%
Headache 69.6% 13% 13% 4.3% 0%
Insomnia 72.7% 27.3% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 63.6% 27.3% 0% 9.1% 0%
Muscle Cramping 72.7% 9.1% 18.2% 0% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 83.3% 8.3% 0% 8.3% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 81.8% 9.1% 9.1% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 64% 16% 8% 12% 0%
Sore Throat 95.7% 0% 4.3% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Flomax Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Congestion 87% 8.7% 4.3% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 82.6% 13% 4.3% 0% 0%
Energy Loss 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Reduced Libido 50% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7%
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Episodes since taking Flomax
Since taking Flomax Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Blindness 1.4%
Fall 2.8%
Hospitalization 2.8%
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05 Aug 2015 Hi I am Paul i am 68 and otherwise in good physical health but have recently lost my job so I have to buy generic flomax online instead of at CVS (need to save pennies) looking for information on how to buy generic flomax online. I have taken it for six month and it has worked for me wellI have never ordered anything online before as I am new to "the web". My son in law gets his asthma medication from this online pharmacy so I know its safe but I dont know how to do it and I dont want my family to know Im ordering my medication online. this is what im trying to buy: http://canadapharmacyrx.com/generic-flomax.html god bless Paul
   —Posted by PaulTifol
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05 Aug 2015 I have never had a problem with Pharmstore.com, which is one of several on-line pharmacies that link to a Canadian pharmacy. They require a prescription for all prescription medicines, which is one of the things to watch for as an indicator of legitimacy. Note I have not tried their generic Flomax (Tamsulosin). I have been able to get it at a decent price (compared to brand-name Flomax) at domestic (US) pharmacies, such as Costco.
   —Posted by Week Pee-er
03 Aug 2015 Works great for me, but I don't sleep as well, have some nasal stuffiness, and mile dizziness at times.
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07 Mar 2012 the effectiveness has decreaced
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20 Sep 2011 I have been using Flomax for two years. At first took every day. After the first couple of days, I noticed I was better able to empty my bladder, allowing for fewer trips to the toilet. Also, in the first two days, I experienced the side effect of very strong erections, both when waking up and with normal sexual stimulation. Felt like I'd taken Viagra. This was great, even with the related reduction of ejaculate volume. Then the frequency and strength of erections subsided. to less than before I started taking Flomax. After 1 1/2 years, I began taking the Flomax every other day. Soon, I noticed the same improved erection situation - usually within about 4-8 hours of taking the Flomax (I take it at bedtime). So what a nice side effect. As for my urination, I do notice when it's been almost two days since my last Flomax tablet, because my flow is decreased. The volume and viscosity of my ejaculations have not returned, but the feeling of orgasm is just fine. No other side effects. I'd say Flomax works for increasing urinary flow, I use the generic, which is much cheaper.
   —Posted by Weak Pee-er
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04 Aug 2011 I've been using Flomax now for a week. The pain has reduce but the frequeny and urgency for urinating has not reduced. Maybe its to early to tell. Side effects include dizziness (manageble), low sex drive & abnormal ejaculation.
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