BPH and Medication

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I am 76 and have an enlarged prostrate.I visit the bathroom two or three times nightly and usually empty my bladder if I massage the scrotum area after urination.My flow is moderate and my psa reading 3.23.My GP has prescribed alpha blockersTamsulosin 400 which I have taken for just over a week.They make me dizzy at times and also had a few headaches.I am wondering whether to continue with this drug or ask my GP for the alternative prostrate reduction medication.Any advice please

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    Dudley to Derek

    Ape -arently.

    In fact, and considering the sheer length of Shakespeare's complete works one would expect to find shorter writings such as these posts long before and far more often than his.


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    Just an update,the dizzy spells and headaches have gone and I have been taking the Tamsulosin as prescribed by my GP.The results appear to be encouraging as my flow has definately improved,however,I still need to pee about 3/4 times during a 7/ 8 hour night.I think my next step will be to ask if a scan to see if I am emptying my bladder.

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