5 Feb 2011
The most common Flomax side effects include:
Abnormal ejaculation -- occurring in up to 18.1% of people
Runny or stuffy nose -- in up to 17.9%
Dizziness -- in up to 17.1%
Infections, including the common cold or flu -- in up to 10.8%
General body pain -- in up to 8.5%
Back pain -- in up to 8.3%
Diarrhea -- in up to 6.2%
Sore throat -- in up to 5.8%.
There are several less common side effects of Flomax that occurred in 1 to 5 percent of people:
Upset stomach (nausea)
Sinus infection (sinusitis)
Decreased sex drive (libido)
Trouble sleeping (insomnia)
Spinning sensation (vertigo).
There are a number of side effects with Flomax that you should immediately report to your healthcare provider, including, but not limited to:
Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained skin rash, itching, hives, unexplained swelling, wheezing, or difficulty breathing or swallowing
Severe lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
A painful erection of the penis that does not go away (priapism).
Hope the info is helpful? Take care & be well!
- Flomax Information for Consumers
- Flomax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Flomax (detailed)
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