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Flomax vs. Vesicare for Frequent Urination

Flomax

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/ 8,584 posts
Other Names: Tamsulosin

Vesicare

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/ 5,094 posts
Other Names: Solifenacin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 8,584 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 5,094 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
Solifenacin (International Nonproprietary Name, trade name Vesicare) is a urinary antispasmodic of the antimuscarinic class. It is used in the treatment of overactive bladder with or without urinary incontinence number Urge incontinence. It is manu... Read more on Wikipedia
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89 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of Flomax and it seems to work better with my new girlish...
...my rad onc put me on Flomax which did nothing. My uro switched me to Vesicare which helps some. Vesicare is more-or-less the lady's version of Flomax and it seems to work better with my...
Flomax didn't seem to do much. Vesicare seemed...
...my IMRT treatments. Flomax didn't seem to do much. Vesicare seemed to work better. He should talk...
and constipation. Taking flomax and just dumped vesicare....
...urine and constipation. Taking flomax and just dumped vesicare. What's next? Approx 1 yr. after cknife. Still having burning urine and constipation....
Nada. Zip. I was still incontinent but had no side effects...
...flomax for a month or two as a last ditch effort to control my incontinence. I also tried vesicare. Neither one did a thing. Nothing. Nada. Zip. I was still incontinent but had no side effects....
I am temporarily taking the flomax for some relief until i...
...bladder and prescribed vesicare. My previous urologist ...prostate (prostatitis) and prescribed flomax. Vesicare didn't help me any so I am temporarily taking the flomax for some relief until i ...
nd actually put me on flomax/tamsulosen (sp?) has helped...
...--- my uro took me off the vesicare/other similar meds nd actually put me on flomax/tamsulosen (sp?) has help...
sex dry. Tried to get off Flomax under drs direction...
...a combination of vesicare for overactive bladder. Cystoscopy revealed that ...every 30 minutes. Vesicare cause dry mouth and some constipation. ...sex dry. Tried to get off Flomax under ...
difference for me. I also found that reading somehow helps...
Quote: Vesicare for urgency and flomax for hesitancy - both made a big difference for me. I also found that reading somehow helps it start. Maybe the nerve impulses making the...
bladder\" He put me on flomax and kept me on the...
...this done? My urologist did a bunch of very unfun tests and determined that I had an \"obstructing bladder\" He put me on flomax and kept me on the vesicare I was already takin...
to combat the side effects (Vesicare, Flomax, etc...). If...
Just hop on more drugs to combat the side effects (Vesicare, Flomax, etc...). If you get side effects from those, just hop on more drugs to combat those side effects. I only stop doing this when I...
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