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Tamsulosin MR is often used as a combined treatment to treat bladder problems and enlarged prostate.
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What is Tamsulosin?
Tamsulosin is a medication prescribed to alleviate uncomfortable urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate in men (benign prostatic hyperplasia).
How does it work?
Tamsulosin belongs to a group of medicines known as alpha-blockers. Tamsulosin works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder and prostate which enable the passage of urine. This then allows the urine to pass more easily.
Is Tamsulosinsuitable for me?
This medication is prescribed to adults and may not be suitable for some people, including those with previous allergic reactions to tamsulosin or a similar medicine in the past. Consult with your doctor if you are unsure.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
- Abnormal ejaculation (ejaculation disorder). This means that semen does not leave the body via the urethra, but instead goes into the bladder (retrograde ejaculation) or the ejaculation volume is reduced or absent (ejaculation failure). This phenomenon is harmless.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Tamsulosin.
- The recommended dose is one capsule per day taken after breakfast or after your first meal of the day.
- Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water, while standing or sitting (not while lying down). It is important that you do not break or crush the capsule as this may influence how well Tabphyn
Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Tamsulosin Patient Leaflet
How it works
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
A medical professional will review your answers to the online medical consultation and determine if it’s safe to prescribe and what treatments are available.
Buy Tamsulosin MR Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
You can buy Tamsulosin MR online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Tamsulosin MR online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Tamsulosin MR and dispatch it discreetly to your address.
How to buy Tamsulosin MR online?
You can buy Tamsulosin MR by following the following steps.
- Fill out our online consultation form
- If you are eligible to purchase Tamsulosin MR you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
- Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address
Can I get Tamsulosin MR on the NHS?
Whether or not you can get Tamsulosin MR on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Tamsulosin MR from the NHS.
Can you get Tamsulosin MR over the counter?
No, you can’t get Tamsulosin MR over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Tamsulosin MR is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.
Can I buy Tamsulosin MR online even if I have never taken it before?
A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Tamsulosin MR.
Is Tamsulosin MR safe?
If you have been prescribed Tamsulosin MR then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.
However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Tamsulosin MR then you should contact a doctor immediately.
Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Tamsulosin MR?
We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.
How long does Tamsulosin MR take to work?
The time it takes for a Tamsulosin MR to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Tamsulosin MR may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.
How effective is Tamsulosin MR?
The effectiveness of Tamsulosin MR can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.
What are the risks of taking Tamsulosin MR?
At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.
- Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
- Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Tamsulosin MR.
- Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
- Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
- Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
- Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.
Can I buy Tamsulosin MR in the UK?
Yes, you can buy Tamsulosin MR in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Tamsulosin MR is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
Where can I buy Tamsulosin MR?
You can buy Tamsulosin MR online from Welzo.com upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.
Are Tamsulosin MR users satisfied with the product?
We have a list of reviews from customers taking Tamsulosin MR at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Tamsulosin MR head over to drugs.com for further details.
Can I buy Tamsulosin MR from an online pharmacy?
Yes, you can purchase Tamsulosin MR from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.
How much does Tamsulosin MR cost?
The costs of Tamsulosin MR are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.
What are the bad side effects of Tamsulosin?
The common side effects of Tamsulosin are listed above. The uncommon effects (may affect up to 1 in 100 people) include:
- Feeling your heartbeat (palpitations)
- A fall in blood pressure on standing up, which causes dizziness, light-headedness or fainting (orthostatic hypotension)
- Swelling and irritation inside the nose (rhinitis)
- Feeling sick (nausea)
- Hives (urticaria)
- Feelings of weakness (asthenia)
If you would like to learn more about the rare and very rare side effects, read through the patient leaflet linked above.
Can I drink alcohol with Tamsulosin?
It is usually okay to drink alcohol while on this medication. However, when you first begin treatment, it is best not to drink alcohol as it can increase the blood pressure-lowering effect, making you feel dizzy or lightheaded.
What drugs should not be taken with Tamsulosin?
Other medicines that may be affected by tamsulosin include:
• Medicines to lower your blood pressure such as verapamil and diltiazem.
• Medicines to treat HIV such as ritonavir or indinavir.
• Medicines to treat a fungal infection such as ketoconazole or itraconazole.
• Another α1 Aadrenoreceptor blocker such as doxazosin, indoramin, prazosin or alfuzosin. The combination may lower your blood pressure, causing dizziness or light-headedness.
• Erythromycin, an antibiotic used to treat infections.
Is it safe to take Tamsulosin for a long time?
Tamsulosin is safe to take for a long time for most people. This medication is most effective when taken for a long time. How long you take this medication will depend on why you've been prescribed this medication.
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