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Flomax - Flomax Drug Info
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Flomax is a medication often is used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate (or BPH). This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
- Flomax Alternatives
This eMedTV segment discusses several Flomax alternatives, such as watchful waiting, surgery, or other medications. This page explains when these alternatives might be useful and lists some of the alternative medications to Flomax.
- Flomax and Depression
Depression does not appear to be a side effect of Flomax. This eMedTV resource provides an overview of Flomax and depression, including information on how common depression is in society today, as well as a list of some of depression's symptoms.
- Flomax and Pregnancy
This eMedTV resource explores Flomax and pregnancy, highlighting how the FDA categorizes the medication as a pregnancy Category B medication. It is considered generally safe to take Flomax while pregnant, but Flomax is not approved for use in women.
- Flomax and Weight Gain
Weight gain does not appear to be a side effect of Flomax. This eMedTV article discusses Flomax and weight gain, including a description of the clinical trials that are used to look at potential side effects of the drug.
- Flomax Dosage
This eMedTV segment explains that the starting Flomax dosage to treat an enlarged prostate is 0.4 mg once daily. This page also explains that if your symptoms do not improve within a few weeks, your healthcare provider may increase your Flomax dose.
- Flomax Drug Info
Are you looking for info on Flomax? This page from the eMedTV site gives an overview of this prescription drug, explaining how it works to treat enlarged prostate symptoms, what to expect, and more. A link to more details is also included.