Can Women Use Flomax?


Asked by a a kelly

Can Women Use Flomax?

Is Flomax ever prescribed for women?


Flomax is not FDA approved for use in women for any reason. Flomax works by blocking a certain type of receptor in the prostate, which causes relaxation  of the prostate, allowing men to urinate more easily. However,  doctors have the authority to write for non-approved uses, which are called "off-label" uses. Personally, I've never seen Flomax used in women.  I hope this helps!

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