Flomax (Tamsulosin) " is used to treat the symptoms of a prostate gland condition called BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia, also known as enlarged prostate). Tamsulosin is an alpha-blocker that works by relaxing the muscles in the bladder neck and prostate. Relaxing these muscles leads to relief of symptoms of BPH such as the feeling of needing to urinate frequently or urgently, weak stream, difficulty in beginning the flow of urine, and the need to urinate during the middle of the night." According to the drugs database on the link above. The medications that are thought to cause what is called overflow incontinence are the Tricyclic Antidepressants, such as Sinequan, Tofanil, and Pamelor.
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