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Friday, May 24, 2013
Is it Normal to Use Flomax for 2-3 Years After Radiation Therapy?
Is it normal to still be on Flomax 2-3 years after seed-implantation and radiation therapy? Thank you in advance.
Flomax is commonly used to treat patients with urinary symptoms due to prostatic enlargement. This can occur independent of the presence of prostate cancer which I assume is the reason the patient received radiation therapy. Some patients require long term use of Flomax to manage urinary symptoms which I assume are present in this patient. I hope this information is helpful to you.
Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University