... pain, and wonder if this could be linked to taking tamsulosin
I'm sorry you are going through this. Chronic pain really changes your view on life.
Tamsulosin (Flomax) does have back pain (usually lower! And musculoskeletal-skeletal pain has a 1 - 10% chance of this side effect.
I'd get to my doc and give him all of the symptoms plus how it's affecting your life.
Now is not to be a "macho" man or you will not get help.
Tell him this much pain is unacceptable and you can no longer Garden , carry heavy objects more than 10 lbs.
The more of a picture you give him the better he will be able to diagnosis it.
Keep a short diary and write down what triggers it.
Write down what relieves it.
Most importantly, record your pain levels throughout the day.
You know the 0-10. With 0 being no
Pain and 10 being the worst.
You have been on it long enough that your body should have gotten use to
- Tamsulosin Information for Consumers
- Tamsulosin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tamsulosin (detailed)
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