Tamsulosin (flomax), a benzenesulfonamide, is an a1 receptor antagonist with some selectivity for a1A and a1D subtypes, favoring a1A blockade in prostate. Tamsulosin is efficacious in the treatment of BPH with little effect on blood pressure. The drug is well absorbed, has a t122 of 5-10 hours, and is extensively metabolized by CYPs. Tamsulosin may be administered at a 0.4-mg starting dose. Abnormal ejaculation is an adverse effect of tamsulosin.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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