Does Flomax affect prostate cancer?

Does Flomax affect prostate cancer?

A change in PSA level after treatment gave a sensitivity of 96.6%, specificity of 72.5%, and diagnostic accuracy of 81% for prostate cancer. Conclusions: Treatment with tamsulosin seemed to reduce the PSA levels and identified patients at high risk of prostate cancer.

How long should I take tamsulosin after brachytherapy?

You will be given one month’s supply of tamsulosin (Flomax), however, you may need to continue taking this for three months or more until symptoms settle; please obtain a repeat prescription from your GP.

Can you still use Flomax after a prostatectomy?

Have an appointment with my Dr. on Monday. Meanwhile, if anyone here is using Flomax post prostatectomy, please respond and let’s have a dialogue about it. Thanks. Flomax is an alpha blocker, which relaxes the bladder. Even though you don’t have a prostate, the flomax can still be used to help relax your bladder to ease urination problems.

What happens when you stop taking rapaflow and Flomax?

You can expect dry or much less fluid for the rest of your life. JohnT, thanks for weighing in on this thread as well. So then it sounds like if I stop taking or switch from daily to every other day and symptoms appear, I can quickly address them by going back to daily.

When did I stop taking tamulosin and finasteride?

I am 61 and have taking tamulosin for just over 4 years and finasteride for a year. I decided to stop taking tamulosin every day after I read a report about a trial done in turkey where a group only took it on alternate days.

What happens to the prostate gland after seeding?

If PROPERLY done, seeding should eventually destroy all of the glandular tissue within the prostate, eventually turning it from it normal spongy state to much harder scar tissue.

Can a man still ejaculate after prostate cancer?

– Prostate cancer There seems to be considerable confusion about whether, after Brachytherapy (i.e., radioactive seeds), a man will still be able to ejaculate, and if so whether this will last. Any thoughts? Sign in to react.

Which is better for prostate cancer, retro or alfuzosin?

for those on Flomax, consider Alfuzosin ( Uroxatral), a drug from the same group of alfa blockers for BPH, with much less side effect like retro, I switched and saw great improvement with ejaculation, Sign in to react. Sign in to react. Sign in to react. Climax will be there , but little if any ejaculate.

Are there any laser treatments for enlarged prostate?

Shteynshlyuger has performed over 1,000 surgeries and procedures for enlarged prostate, including Rezum, Urolift, prostate enucleation, laser ablation of the prostate, and TURP. He performs over 100 prostate procedures a year. At New York Urology Specialists, we offer affordable treatment for men.