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Dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting are more likely to occur if you drink alcohol, stand for too long, or become overheated.
This medication can cause you to feel drowsy or less alert. Make sure you know how you react to this medication before driving.
Elderly individuals tend to be more sensitive to the effects of tamsulosin, and are therefore more likely to experience dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting.
Pregnancy studies have not been done in humans. Women who are taking tamsulosin and wish to become pregnant should discuss it with their physician.
It is not known whether tamsulosin passes into the breast milk.
Be sure that your physician knows if you have any other medical problems, particularly angina (chest pain), severe heart disease, kidney disease.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects that should be reported to your physician as soon as possible include: chest pain; dizziness or lightheadedness, especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position; drowsiness; nausea
|Last updated September 19, 2007|