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Cardura vs. Flomax for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Cardura

Rx
/ 949 posts
Other Names: Doxazosin

Flomax

Rx
/ 8,634 posts
Other Names: Tamsulosin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 949 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Based on 8,634 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

235 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I switched to Cardura (alpha blocker) it worked great for...
...Flomax , it worked pretty well but I ...as generic ,SOOooo... I switched to Cardura (alpha blocker) it worked great for about a year , now I take it mainly because I feel horrible without it but...
the cardura wasn't a good choice for me. I suggest you...
...hytrin best for him. Others find the Flomax works best. There's another ...relax too much. I don't have a problem urinating so the cardura wasn't a good choice for me. I suggest you talk...
the Flomax and going to 2 mg of cardura (doxazosin) my...
Cardura works better than Flomax and has less severe side ...prostate condition. After stopping the Flomax and going to 2 mg of cardura (doxazosin) my libido and erection...
that I take flomax (passed out on cardura multiple...
...doctor to try flomax he didn't think it would work, but to his ...to cath anymore. Cardura worked, but it has more side effects, and my uro preferred that I take flomax (passed out on cardura...
before switching to Cardura   Side effects:   None with...
...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...
but I do sleep a lot better as the Cardura relaxes the...
...of Cardura at night works much the same as Flomax and additionally lowered my BP to the 68 - 125 average range. No particular side effects noticed but I do sleep a lot better as the Cardura...
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...
...46. My GP wants to start me on Flomax. Only problem is ...did see that Cardura had a generic, which led to a significant price drop. Is Cardura a good sister medication to Flomax? Thanks,...
SX) and Cardura (which causes me to have paresthesia in my...
...to get to sleep. I have been the antibiotic route with limited help. Have used Flomax (bad SX) and Cardura (which causes me to have paresthesia in my face and lips of all places, so I had to...
first I tried cardura, made me real dizzy when I stood up,...
...years ago and my BPH was driving me ...sleep at all. So first I tried cardura, made me real dizzy when I stood up, then flomax, same thing happened again. I was about to start avodart when my ps...
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