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I took flomax wednesday aftrrnoon for first time and feel

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I took flomax wednesday aftrrnoon for first time and feel awful ...dizzy confused and very light headed stopped after tgat dose how long before i feel normal again
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.


Have you checked your blood pressure,blood sugar levels?

Do you still feel dizziness?

Neck stiffness?

Are you taking any other medications?

Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No other meds i havent checked anything since doctor visit no neck stiffness i just fell awful confused n scared very dizzy as we speak i dint have insurance so i cant keep going to er.... i only took it once which was wednesday
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

It’s my first priority to serve you.
Thanks for providing more information.

Well as you describe,Flomax commonly causes dizziness and lightheadedness (because this drug belongs to a class of drugs that is called as alpha blockers... which can lower the blood pressure).

So you should monitor your blood pressure.

Also you should standing up slowly from a lying down or sitting position when on this drug and avoid alcohol.

As you had stopped it for last few days so most likely this drug has rid off from system.

You should hydrate yourself with plenty of fluids.

Eat small meals throughout the day.

Take some tea/coffee/hot soup.

Oral rehydration solution can be tried.

If your symptoms'll persist then you should see your doctor again.

Otherwise you'll be fine.

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