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Tamsulosin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular check ups. You will need lab work done before you start this medicine and regularly while you are taking it. Check your blood pressure as directed. Ask your health care professional what your blood pressure should be, and when you should contact him or her.

This medicine may make you feel dizzy or lightheaded. This is more likely to happen after the first dose, after an increase in dose, or during hot weather or exercise. Drinking alcohol and taking some medicines can make this worse. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not sit or stand up quickly. If you begin to feel dizzy, sit down until you feel better. These effects can decrease once your body adjusts to the medicine.

Contact your doctor or health care professional right away if you have an erection that lasts longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful. This may be a sign of a serious problem and must be treated right away to prevent permanent damage.

If you are thinking of having cataract surgery, tell your eye surgeon that you have taken this medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Cough or hoarseness

fever or chills

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

Less common

Chest pain

Rare

Dizziness or lightheadedness

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

fainting

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

painful or prolonged erection of the penis

sensation of spinning

Incidence not known

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

blurred vision

confusion

diarrhea

difficult or labored breathing

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

itching

joint or muscle pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

sweating

tightness of the chest

unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Abnormal ejaculation

back pain

body aches or pain

congestion

headache

lack or loss of strength

sneezing

stuffy or runny nose

tender, swollen glands in the neck

trouble swallowing

voice changes

Less common

Decreased interest in sexual intercourse

decreased sexual drive or performance

drowsiness

inability to have or keep an erection

increased cough

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

nausea

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

tooth disorder

trouble sleeping

Incidence not known

Constipation

hives or welts, skin rash

redness of the skin

vomiting

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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