February 8, 2023

Tamsulosin (Flomax) side effects vs Finasteride side effects for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or enlarged prostates. In this video, I am going to share with you the tamsulosin (Flomax) side effects and the finasteride side effects. In addition, what you need to know about the differences between tamsulosin, or Flomax, and finasteride

In this video i’m going to share with you the side effects and the differences between tamsulosine or flomax and finasteride two medications for enlarged prostate so if you’re wondering which one is right for you stay tuned to find out hi judo’s deformity here welcome and please don’t forget to subscribe the channel let us get started tamsulosine and finasteride

Are the two of the most common medications prescribed for men with an enlarged prostate also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or bph benign means not cancer so it should not be confused with the prostate cancer in large prostate obph occurs when the prostate glands grows and becomes too large and presses against the urethra which is the tube that transports

Urine from the bladder to the outside the body it is the most common prostate problem that affects men at the age and it causes difficult urinating frequent urination especially at night and in complete bladder emptying before we discuss the differences between tampulocin and finasteride and their side effects the symptoms of enlarged prostate may be reduced by

Lifestyle changes such as decreasing or cutting out alcohol and coffee intake avoiding drinking fluids especially before bedtime doing regular exercise try double voiding meaning to urinate wait a few seconds relax and try to urinate again avoid intake antihistamines and decongestants which are medications for colds and allergies so what are the differences

Between tympalocine and finasteride even though both tamculosine and finasteride are used for an enlarged prostate they belong to two different drug classes tampulocin belongs to a drug class called an alpha-1 receptor blocker it helps patients urinate more easily by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and bladder on the other hand finasteride also known as

Proscar belongs to a drug class called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors it inhibits the production of a male hormone called dihydrotestosterone or dht which slows down the development and growth of the prostate gland as a result it shrinks the prostate size and improves the symptoms of an enlarged prostate the lower dose of finasteride one milligram or propecia is

Used to treat hair loss in adult men so you may ask which one of the two medications will work faster well due to different mechanisms of action between the two drugs tamsulosin start to work fast within a few days however it may take several weeks of continuous use to see its full benefits on the other hand finasteride may take six months or more before you notice

The symptoms improving now let us look at the common side effects of tampilocin and finasteride just like all other medications both times psilocin and finasteride may cause unwanted side effects so what are the side effects of themselves in reported common side effects of tamcilla sin include headache feeling dizzy nasal congestion or runny nose ejaculation

Problems decreased libido or low sex drive back pain chest pain diarrhea nausea and feeling weak but in some cases tomsulosine may cause serious side effects such as allergic reactions priapism which is a painful and long lasting erection orthostatic hypotension which is a low blood pressure that happens when you stand up after laying down or sitting so watch

Signs and symptoms of hypotension such as dizziness and fainting consult your doctor right away if you experience any signs or symptoms of serious side effects now what are the side effects of finasteride common side effects that may occur from taking finasteride include decreased libido or low sex drive erectile dysfunction which is trouble getting or keeping

An erection decrease ejaculation volume ejaculation problems and orgasm disorder which is difficult rich in orgasm according to the clinical studies some of the sexual side effects may continue even after stopping taking the medication finasteride may cause more serious side effects so notify your doctor right away if you’ve experienced any of the following

Allergic reactions a bump or swelling in the breast breast pain or tenderness nipple discharge gynacomastia which is increased breast size pain in the testicles depression and in some cases male breast cancer has been reported the side effects we just discussed are not all possible side effects that may occur from taking time psilocine or finasteride if they do

Not improve or continue to bother you or if you notice any other side effects not mentioned above onsite your doctor or pharmacist please let me know in the comments below if you ever experienced any of the side effects and that’s all i have for today thank you so much for watching until next time please like subscribe ring the bell icon for the future videos have a wonderful day bye

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Tamsulosin (Flomax) Vs Finasteride for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia | Side Effects You MUST Know By Dr.JedosaThePharmD