My doc prescribed flomax for a kidney stone but I first wanted to see if it would pass without the use of this drug. It's been almost 3 weeks and I have still not passed it. The ultrasound that I had yesterday shows it being over a cm in size. I have to get it surgically removed next week but before that I was wondering if I should start taking the flomax till then with the chance of it passing on its own or is it impossible to pass a stone of that size without surgical intervention? The stone is situated close to the bladder. I am a 55 yr old female with a history of stones.
Will flomax help with passing a stone that is over 1cm?
- 4 Mar 2016 by feeling miserable
- flomax, nephrolithiasis, ultrasound, prescription, kidney, drug
Added 4 Mar 2016:
My stones are calcium oxylate and I have tried to change my diet but these stones keep coming. My doc is prescribing indapamide as well. Does anyone have any success stories of being on this drug?
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