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   Posted 9/20/2009 4:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I called the pharmacist and asked what the side effects and contraindications are for Flomax. (got a freebee with no paperwork and wanted to make sure I could use it with my other meds)  She tells me premature ejaculation, confusion, dizziness and sleepiness.  "Holy Cow!" I said.  "All of this from a nasal spray?"  thinking at least I don't have to worry about the premature ejaculation part.  'Nasal you mean Flonase?" she says.
Yes...of course that's what I meant.  Flomax is for enlarged prostate.  Oh, the humanity! And double DUH!
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   Posted 9/20/2009 4:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Boy, Donna, I hope you are happy now!!!!  My sides are hurting from laughing at this post!  devil    This is sooo funny!
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   Posted 9/20/2009 4:25 PM (GMT -6)   
That is awesomely funny!!!

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   Posted 9/20/2009 6:50 PM (GMT -6)   
omg I laughed so hard, d*** that fibro fog :D
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   Posted 9/20/2009 7:11 PM (GMT -6)   
That is TOO funny!! LOL

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   Posted 9/20/2009 7:17 PM (GMT -6)   

Tee Hee!


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   Posted 9/21/2009 2:20 AM (GMT -6)   
i am laughing so hard and trying to be quiet cuz hubby is nearby trying to sleep!!

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   Posted 9/21/2009 6:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Just a word advice. Please do not put flomax up your nose!! LOL!!! I love your post. It made me smile

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   Posted 9/21/2009 9:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Gosh the stuff our Fibro causes us to say and do wrong. Thanks for the laugh Donna!!!
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   Posted 9/21/2009 9:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the laugh, Donna.  I now have a mental picture that will keep me chuckling for a couple of days. turn smilewinkgrin
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   Posted 9/21/2009 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Jeez, you sure so have some luck. Sounds like the local pharmacy here.
So glad to see your sense of humor. I've got my best friend hooked on your "Fibro Burns" series.
PS....I'm in Oswego 6 days a week.
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   Posted 9/21/2009 5:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Well I gotta admit, I am a retired RN and I could have done that same thing that you did, my fibro has messed up my mind THAT much!! I embarrass myself with the things I say, especially when it comes to medications, because I can't remember a thing and I'm only getting worse. Sometimes I wonder if I have alzheimer's. No, REally!!!!!

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   Posted 9/21/2009 6:46 PM (GMT -6)   
The fibro fog is so bad today I feel like I'm in space - thanks for the great laugh!
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