Typical side effects of Flomax include: The negative effects of Flomax If you experience any of the following symptoms of a Flomax allergy: hives, rash, itching; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat, seek emergency medical attention. If any of the following apply to you: Any unusual or bothersome side effect should be mentioned to your doctor. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. You can contact the FDA to report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088. A feeling of impending faintness; an uncomfortable or prolonged penis erection; or a severe skin reaction that includes fever, sore throat, swelling of the face or tongue, burning in the eyes, and skin pain, followed by an outbreak of a red or purple rash that spreads (especially to the face or upper body) and results in blistering and peeling. Dizziness, drowsiness, weakness, nausea, diarrhea, headaches, chest pain, abnormal ejaculations, decreased amounts of semen, back pain, blurred vision, tooth pain, fever, chills, body aches, flu-like symptoms, runny or stuffy nose, sinus pain, sore throat, cough, sleep issues (insomnia), or decreased interest in sex are some other symptoms to watch out for.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Especially tell your doctor if you are taking: alfuzosin (Uroxatral) doxazosin (Cardura) prazosin (Minipress) terazosin (Hytrin) warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) cimetidine (Tagamet) sildenafil (Viagra) tadalafil (Cialis) vardenafil (Levitra) This is not a complete list of Flomax drug interactions. In addition to vitamins and herbal supplements, make sure your doctor is aware of all the medications you are taking, both prescription and over-the-counter.
Rashes, itching, and hives are some allergic reactions that can happen. Rarer and more severe allergic reactions can also happen. allergic reactions Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medicine affects you. During cataract surgery, a condition called intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) can happen if you take or have taken Flomax capsules. Eye problems during cataract surgery. Flomax capsules can cause a painful erection (priapism), which cannot be relieved by having sex. Standing up after taking Flomax capsules, particularly after the first dose or when switching doses, may result in a sharp drop in blood pressure. Flomax may make you dizzy or drowsy. If you experience any of the following side effects, seek medical attention right away: a painful erection that won't go away; swelling of the face, tongue, or throat; difficulty breathing; skin blistering. Inability to erection in the future may result from untreated priapism. Make an appointment with your doctor if the symptoms are severe or do not go away. Get immediate medical attention if this occurs. Sit or lay down until you feel better if you start to feel lightheaded. Tell your surgeon if you currently take or have ever taken Flomax capsules if you require cataract surgery. In case you experience any allergic reactions while taking Flomax, let your doctor know. Decreased blood pressure when changing positions is just one of the severe side effects that have happened. Symptoms may include: fainting dizziness lightheadedness Change positions slowly from lying down to sitting up or from a sitting to a standing position until you learn how you react to Flomax capsules.