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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of tamsulosin oral.

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Condition: Enlarged Prostate
9/27/2010 9:45:41 AM

Reviewer: PAT, 75 or over on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
SEEMS TO WORK THE SAME AS FLOMAX.

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
9/16/2010 10:00:33 PM

Reviewer: Nomeds4me, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I dislike taking drugs but had to do someting. Went to Dr for pain that he said was my urinary tract touching itself as it got squeezed together. Was only happening intermittently. The drug itself works great - peeing like a fire hydrant. Unfortunately, I feel like I am in a haze, not dizzy but just don't feel right. I also feel like it has slowed my metabolism or I'm retianing water ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/26/2010 3:43:57 PM

Reviewer: richard, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
very dizzy, extreme leg weakness, urine stream is better, Glucose level is higher though. Flomax was much better, didnot have the above side effects.

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/11/2010 6:37:24 PM

Reviewer: johninCA, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking Tamsulosin for 3 days I had to quit it. I am a diabetic (type 2) and in 3 days of taking this med my glucose jumped 90 points! Nothing else in my health regime changed, so I know it was this med. Since stopping my blood levels dropped down to normal.

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/6/2010 10:28:29 AM

Reviewer: charliez, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Have been taking one month. Slight headach at frist but not now. SIGNIFICANT sexual downside. No erections since taking the drug. Seems to be taking a long time to do any good. Will continue for one more month.

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