What are Generics?
Generic drugs marketed without brand names contain the exact same active ingredients used in their brand-name counterparts, but cost significantly less. The drugs are required to meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for safety, purity and effectiveness.
Flomax (Tamsulosin) is an alpha blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). Flomax is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia; urinary tract stones; overactive bladder and belongs to the drug class antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting.
Flomax may also be marketed as: Flomaxtra, Stronazon, Tamsulosin, Urimax.
*Flomax® is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals