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Flomax vs. Oxybutynin for Frequent Urination

Flomax

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Other Names: Tamsulosin

Oxybutynin

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Other Names: Ditropan   Ditropan XL   Oxytrol   Gelnique
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 8,926 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 2,728 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Tamsulosin (International Nonproprietary Name) is an alpha-1a receptor-selective alpha blocker used in the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Tamsulosin was developed by Yamanouchi Pharmaceuticals (now part of Astellas Pharma) ... Read more on Wikipedia
Oxybutynin (Ditropan, Lyrinel XL) is an anticholinergic medication used to relieve urinary and bladder difficulties, including frequent urination and inability to control urination (Urinary incontinence number Urge incontinence), by decreasin... Read more on Wikipedia
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I've been taking it for quite a while, and late felling poor. I get scalp sores that are getting worse. my ears are sore, and I generally feel tired more than usual. I'm getting off Flomax and seeing what happeneds.
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What patients are saying about Flomax vs. Oxybutynin

12 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
too darned expensive. It works fine for me and has no effect...
...been taking oxybutynin for several months since Flomax got too darned expensive. It works fine for me and has no effect on my sleep...
oxybutynin. I switched back to the Flomax (generic) a few...
...and dr. switched me to oxybutynin. I switched back to the Flomax (generic) ...on Flomax for those who have trouble passing urine...there is on the oxybutynin. Anyhow,...
2009, PJ was put back on Flomax; with his prostrate problem...
...put back on Flomax; ...Oxybutynin for 3 years for frequent urination issue. Our neurologist (spec in AZ) knows about these meds; our new geriatric phys saw list and even suggested increasing...
catherter. I am also taking Flomax 0.4mg two a day, also...
...be able to urinate. Blood in my urine has stopped, but I'm still having slight bladder spasms . I'm taking Oxybutynin 5mg for these spasms . I realize that ...I am also taking Flomax 0.4mg two ...
hydroxyzine 2x day oxybutynin 3x day flomax 2x a day...
...confusing. They make me feel dizzy and tired. Like im ...a day hydroxyzine 2x day oxybutynin 3x day flomax 2x a day hydrocodiene as ...I just want to feel better. I hope they work....
Comtan, Cymbalta, Flomax and Oxybutynin. I have heard...
...husband is on Sinemet, Selegiline, Comtan, Cymbalta, Flomax and Oxybutynin. I have heard of ...my husband has a steady \"lip smacking\" motion of ...1 tablet of Cialis but to no avail. Can ...
the cysto, the dr. put me on oxybutynin for spastic bladder...
...the cysto, the dr. put me on oxybutynin for spastic bladder and it ...and get back on Flomax.  I think he ...I got of the oxy. my bladder function began to improve and it seems to improve a l...
some time in the past when using Flomax. Ugly. .
...Oxybutynin Urotraxal relaxes urethra and the area in vicinity Oxybutynin ...men with enlarged prostate have urges to urinate. 2#-bladder is iritated and asks for frequent emptying regardles...
10 mg of oxybutynin-xl, 250 mg of ciprofloxacin and...
...of bupropion, 10 mg of oxybutynin-xl, 250 mg of ciprofloxacin and .4 mg of flomax. The oxybutynin-xl is an antispasmadic to deal ...controlled. I also take flomax to help with urination...
I tried Flomax, hated it, retrograte ejaculations. 12...
...years ago I tried Flomax, hated it, retrograte ejaculations. ...bed time and Oxybutynin 5mg 1/ several ...use 2 pills of Oxybutynin -------------------------------------------------- I ...
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