Tamsulosin is a medication that’s used to treat chest pain caused by enlarged prostate. It can also be used with other medications to improve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Tamsulosin may also be given as part of an androgen therapy regimen and for the treatment of BPH-related urinary problems called detrusor instability, bladder neck obstruction, or overactive bladder. This information is intended for healthcare professionals who want to learn more about how tamsulosin works in people.
How do I take tamsulosin? Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not change your dose or stop taking it without checking first with your doctor. The dosing instructions are: Before using this drug, you should tell your doctor if you have had any unusual or allergic reaction to tadalafil (Cialis), other medicines containing nitrates like amyl nitrite (poppers) and some common drugs such as erythromycin (Erypedrine), indinavir (Crixivan), isoniazid , rifampicin , ritonavir, phenytoins , cimetidine hydrochloride(Tagamet HB 200/300 /Rozerem ), estrogens including conjugated equine estrogens(Premarin Econopred 100mg ) – birth control pills; antihistamines like chlorphenamine maleate(Ch