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User Reviews for Dutasteride/tamsulosin to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Also known as: Jalyn

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Dutasteride/tamsulosin Rating Summary

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15% (3)
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20% (4)
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5.6/10 Average Rating
20 ratings from 21 user reviews

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Reviews for Dutasteride/tamsulosin

Larry · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 15, 2020

“After a month taking dutasteride/tamsulosin, I developed such excruciating pain in my left buttock/hip joint that I could not put any weight on my left leg. Walking became difficult and painful. After discontinuing, symptoms are beginning to subside.”

1 / 10
Gregz · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 27, 2017

“This caused me severe joint pain”

1 / 10
malcolmcro · Taken for 2 to 5 years August 2, 2017

“Have taken this medication for 4 years and it has worked well to enable urination without discomfort but still relatively slowly. A missed couple of doses brings back the symptoms of slow starting and very slow urination. A temporary change to dutasteride alone, on holiday, was not satisfactory or effective. I am now experiencing slight discomfort in the testicles which may be a side effect or unwanted consequence of the medication. It might be psychosomatic. If it gets worse I will take medical advice.”

8 / 10
cantpee · Taken for 1 to 6 months April 15, 2015

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “I pee now”

10 / 10
75 Year Old January 11, 2014

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “I was prescribed Jalyn for 8 months and my Doctor terminated its use at the start of the new year. I noticed very little improvement in the need to urinate approximately every two hours at night. I experienced feelings of weakness, leg cramps, and breast pain/enlargement. I also have noticed some pain in hips and joints that may or may not be related to the medication. I feel positive about the decision to discontinue its use.”

3 / 10
Christian420 · Taken for 6 months to 1 year January 3, 2014

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Been taking for 8 months and working well. I only get up once at night now. I have a penile implant so impotence is no problem. I don't ejaculate any fluid but orgasms are still great.”

8 / 10
64 years old · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 5, 2013

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Like others I have been able go many nights without trips to the bathroom. The downside is I can barely walk more than 100 yards before my leg cramps. I think I will have my Doc take me off.”

7 / 10
Ramie · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 12, 2013

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Have been taking Jalyn for 3 months. Did experience better urine flow and less trips to the bathroom at night. Side affects are: constipation, dry ejaculation (no semen), decreased libido, dizziness and hip pain. Might consider switching medication depending if side effects worsen.”

4 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for 1 to 2 years June 1, 2012

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Helped a lot. Made it a lot easier to urinate but still not a strong stream and I still have trouble fully emptying my bladder at night. Caused a lot of hair loss on my body and I no longer ejaculate anything. Sex drive is also down. I still get up 8 times at night to urinate. Doctor has not been able to help with that.”

7 / 10
Anonymous April 27, 2012

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Everything comes with a price. Works very well for prostate enlargement, but the side effects are very much there.”

2 / 10
Anonymous December 16, 2011

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “I took Jalyn for ten months; it worked well the first six months, then I increased trips to bathroom at night during the last four months. I had to quit because of increased risk of cancer; that is, my PSA increased passed 4.00.”

6 / 10
Anonymous September 20, 2011

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Took Jalyn for several months. Leg cramps and weakness. Began to experience a throat problem. Taken off and put on Avodart.”

3 / 10
Anonymous September 1, 2011

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Have taken Jalyn for 2 weeks. Went from 3 or 4 times a night to 1 or none (having to go to the toilet). Haven't had this much sleep in a long time. Hope I can keep taking it.”

10 / 10
Bowline June 6, 2011

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “I have been taking Jalyn for about 4 months, and have experienced mild improvement in my urine stream. I get up once during the night. Have experienced decreased libido and an inability to ejaculate, which happened during third month of use. Also had some mild dizziness during first month.”

6 / 10
Anonymous January 22, 2011

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Taking for about 2 weeks - noticeable improvement - was getting up 2-3 times a night, now none, stronger stream, no side effects yet. But, @ $3.00/pill and not covered by insurance, it is quite expensive.”

9 / 10
jartini December 19, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “After a week of using Jalyn, among other less severe side effects, I developed a severe hip joint area inflammation that got so bad that I could hardly walk. Had XRAY and MRI done and no issues with the hip joint. I quit taking and switched to AVODART and have had no side effects and has helped without any noticeable side effects. Took 5 weeks for hip area to go back to normal. ”

3 / 10
JR311 November 7, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Caused side effects like erectile dysfunction and it took a while to work. Also felt a little dizzy taking this.”

3 / 10
Anonymous November 6, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Helped with reducing the number of times I had to urinate during the night. The negative side effects, lack of ability to get and keep an erection. Lack of semen. ”

Anonymous October 25, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Worked really well. Hardly ever get up at night now. However I am also now experiencing leg pain and weakness.”

7 / 10
JR311 September 27, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “Caused side effects like erectile dysfunction and it took a while to work. Also felt a little dizzy taking this.”

5 / 10
Anonymous September 14, 2010

Jalyn (dutasteride / tamsulosin): “It worked really well for me but unfortunately I got some very bad side effects and had to stop taking Jalyn. Side effects included severe leg cramps and joint pain.”

9 / 10