20 patient evaluations for Tamsulosin

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Dec 7, 2008 (Started Apr 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

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Sep 17, 2009 (Started Oct 24, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Taken WITH and must be WITH ditropan. Impact...bladder is now close to "normal" ...few "accidents"...not the case "pre"

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Sep 3, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for urinary urgency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helped decrease urgency during daytime hours. still had to get up often at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 25, 2013 (Started Aug 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with hypotension upon standing

Oct 8, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with hypotension upon standing

Jan 4, 2009 (Started Aug 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness with hypotension upon standing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness with hypotension upon standing

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Jan 10, 2010 (Started Feb 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 26, 2009 (Started Feb 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Every other day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Sep 28, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 13, 2010 (Started Sep 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I wouldn't say this has fixed my incontinence issues. I still have to RUN to the bathroom sometimes. I learned that I am capable of emptying my bladder; but to do so I have to lean forward and push and push and push. I think this behavioral modification has been, if anything, more effective than the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 10, 2010 (Started Nov 03, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for prostate problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Uinary flow - for BPH)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 19, 2010 (Started Jan 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Uinary flow - for BPH)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am not sure of the effectiveness of the drug yet.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2012 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (ejaculation dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Every other day
Advice & Tips: dry ejaculation

Jan 26, 2012 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (ejaculation dysfunction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.4 mg Every other day
Advice & Tips: impact on my daily life is it causes dry ejaculation.

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Dec 15, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary urgency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 1, 2012 (Started Sep 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary urgency)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.8 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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