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Flomax CR Description

The prostate glands of young males will almost double their size during puberty. As a young adult around 25 years old, it will grow again and continue to do so for the rest of your life. For some mature men, this may cause frequent or urgent need to urinate, weak stream, or a feeling that you still need to pee shortly after emptying your bladder. This condition is called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and it will not simply go away without treating it. Your doctor can prescribe Flomax CR (controlled release), an alpha blocker drug that can help reduce symptoms usually within 3 or 4 days.

How Flomax CR Can Relieve Prostate Problems

Tamsulosin, the active ingredient of Flomax CR, works by binding to alpha-adrenergic receptors in order to prevent a reaction to chemical compounds released by your body, such as adrenaline. Flomax CR is an alpha blocker that relaxes smooth muscles in your prostate and the neck of your bladder which will improve the flow of urine so you do not feel the urgency or need to urinate frequently.

Your Prostate and BPH

A prostate exam should be carried out during your annual physical as you become older as the enlargement can cause the gland to press on the urethra and the bladder wall could thicken which increases the pressure so you are unable to completely empty your bladder due to a weakening of the muscles.

If benign prostatic hyperplasia is undiagnosed or left untreated, it can become a progressive disease. You risk an overgrowth of bacteria in the bladder residue if you are unable to void completely due to a weak bladder wall and a urinary tract infection is a real threat as a result. You are also vulnerable to bladder stones that form from the crystallization of salts in the residual urine. The bladder can become distended as a result of acute urinary retention as the volume of urine that is retained increases. Talk to your doctor about any changes in your urination before BPH causes bigger problems for you.

Before Flomax CR is Prescribed

To determine if Flomax CR is safe for you to take, talk to your doctor about other medical conditions or allergies you have and list any current OTC or Rx drugs you take or use, including herbal remedies and dietary or vitamin supplements. Do not offer Flomax CR to any male friends, relatives, or co-workers even if they are displaying the same symptoms.

Flomax CR Precautions

Avoid operating a vehicle, machinery, or any task that can be considered unsafe until you know how Flomax CR affects you. If you are scheduled for cataract or glaucoma surgery, inform the medical staff that you are taking Flomax CR as you may be asked to stop taking it temporarily before the surgical procedure.

Possible Side Effects of Flomax CR

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Constipation/diarrhea

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