Prospective multicenter evaluation of cataract surgery in patients taking tamsulosin (Flomax).

@article{Chang2007ProspectiveME,
  title={Prospective multicenter evaluation of cataract surgery in patients taking tamsulosin (Flomax).},
  author={D. Chang and R. Osher and L. Wang and D. Koch},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={114 5},
  pages={
          957-64
        }
}
  • D. Chang, R. Osher, +1 author D. Koch
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • PURPOSE Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS) caused by systemic alpha-blockers has been associated with an increased risk of cataract surgical complications when the surgeon was unaware of the medication history and did not anticipate its occurrence. This study was undertaken to evaluate the surgical outcomes and rate of complications when the ophthalmologist knew the patient was taking tamsulosin (Flomax, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Ridgefield, CT) and used 1 of several… CONTINUE READING

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The purpose of this study is to determine if tamsulosin ("FLOMAX") is effective in preventing post-operative urinary retention following abdominal surgery. Post-operative urinary… Expand
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