tamsulosin

tamsulosin
A drug used to treat urinary problems caused by an enlarged prostate. Tamsulosin relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder, which helps the flow of urine. It is a type of alpha blocker. Also called tamsulosin hydrochloride and Flomax.

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  • Tamsulosin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Tamsulosin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • tamsulosin hydrochloride — tam·su·lo·sin hy·dro·chlo·ride (tam sooґlo sin) an α1 adrenergic blocking agent specific for the receptors in the prostate; used to improve urine flow rate and reduce symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia, administered orally …   Medical dictionary

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