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Cardura vs. Flomax for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Cardura

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/ 1,026 posts
Other Names: Doxazosin

Flomax

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/ 9,341 posts
Other Names: Tamsulosin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 1,026 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 9,341 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Doxazosin mesylate, a quinazoline compound sold by Pfizer under the brand names Cardura and Carduran, is an 1a-selective alpha blocker used to treat high blood pressure and urinary retention associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)... Read more on Wikipedia
Tamsulosin (International Nonproprietary Name) is an alpha-1a receptor-selective alpha blocker used in the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Tamsulosin was developed by Yamanouchi Pharmaceuticals (now part of Astellas Pharma) ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Cardura vs. Flomax

257 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
...to start me on Flomax. Only problem is my ...significant price drop. Is Cardura a good sister medication to Flomax? Thanks, Zed...
Cardura MR to see if a blockade less specific than Flomax's...
...effect, although tolerable now, has not abated. I've switched alpha blocker to Cardura MR to see if a blockade less specific...
works better than Flomax and has less severe side effects...
Cardura works better than Flomax and has less severe side ...the prostate condition. After stopping the Flomax and going to 2 mg of cardura (doxazosin) my libido and erection...
I switched from Cardura to flomax (.4Mg) a couple of months...
...to flomax (.4Mg) a couple of months ago and did not notice any drowsiness. You may have sleep apnea. Didn't notice any improvement in BPH...
Other drugs taken:   Flomax before switching to Cardura  ...
...none Other drugs taken:   Flomax before switching to Cardura   Side effects:   None with Cardura. I switched from Flomax because the minimum dosage of 4 mg reduced libido and erectile...
isn't available as generic ,SOOooo... I switched to Cardura...
...worked pretty well but I couldn't afford it and it isn't available as generic ,SOOooo... I switched to Cardura (alpha blocker) it worked great for about a year , now I take it mainly because I feel...
I'm going to switch from Flomax to Xatral - which is like...
...plain wrong. I found Cardura (an A1 like Hytrin) ...I'm going to switch from Flomax to Xatral - which is like Flomax (A1a) but without the retrograde ejac. If the Flomax is helping the mos...
I took cardura for high blood pressure for while, but...
...best. There's another that I'm familiar with --- cardura. I took cardura for high blood pressure for while, but stopped ...too much. I don't have a problem urinating so the cardura wasn't a ...
operation too. He took Cardura for a little while,...
...my hubby does. He's had the sphincter operation too. He took Cardura for a little while, but it made him sick (it may not you), so he was put on...
of treatment with Flomax patient had a heart attack and was...
...with no prior problems with heart. His doctor gave him the Flomax recently, when the patient complained of symptoms from UTI, no ...treatment with Flomax patient had a heart attack and...
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