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tamsulosin (Flomax) Summary

Description: an alpha 1 adrenoreceptor blocker; RN refers to (R)-isomer; approved for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; floppy iris syndrome during cataract surgery has been noted

Also Known As: Flomax; 5-(2-((2-(2-ethoxyphenoxy)ethyl)amino)propyl)-2-methoxybenzenesulfonamide; Abbott laboratories brand of tamsulosin hydrochloride; tamsulosin hydrochloride; 5-((2R)-2-(2-(2-ethoxyphenoxy)ethylamino)propyl)-2-methoxy-benzenesulfonamide

Networked: 619 relevant articles (130 outcomes, 179 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which tamsulosin is Relevant

  1. Prostatic Hyperplasia (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) : 48 outcomes 90 studies in 298 results
  2. Shock : 12 outcomes 10 studies in 27 results
  3. Pain (Aches) : 10 outcomes 8 studies in 32 results
  4. Overactive Urinary Bladder (Overactive Bladder) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 32 results
  5. Nocturia : 8 outcomes 8 studies in 25 results
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Drugs Related to tamsulosin

  1. dutasteride (Avodart)
  2. Nifedipine (Adalat)
  3. tadalafil (Cialis)
  4. tolterodine (Detrol)
  5. KMD 3213
  6. Terazosin (Hytrin)
  7. naftopidil
  8. alfuzosin (UroXatral)
  9. sildenafil (Viagra)
  10. Doxazosin (Cardura)
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Therapies Related to tamsulosin

  1. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy)
  2. Catheters
  3. Stents
  4. Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
  5. Brachytherapy
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