Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer), '''benign enlargem...
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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) ...
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Silodosin (trade names Rapaflo, Silodyx, Rapilif) is a medication for the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It acts as an 1-adrenoceptor Receptor antagonist with high uroselectivity (selectivity for the prostate)...
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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) ...
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Silodosin (trade names Rapaflo, Silodyx, Rapilif) is a medication for the symptomatic treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It acts as an 1-adrenoceptor Receptor antagonist with high uroselectivity (selectivity for the prostate)...
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or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also...
" ...taking Rapaflo in place of ...the lightheadness or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also causes dizziness and I intend to use it every other day only. Rapaflo does help me with getting ... "

that after radiation. I tried Flomax, which didn't help all...
" ...like that after radiation. I tried Flomax, which didn't help all that much. Then I switched to Rapaflo, which gave me complete relief immediately. Eventually all symptoms... "

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husband used to be on flomax and would often get dizzy, he...
" ...husband used to be on flomax and would often get dizzy, he was switched to rapaflo and has no side effects and it helped... "

I switched from Flomax to Rapaflo and all my...
" ...from Flomax to Rapaflo and all my urinary issues disappeared immediately. There ...doctor know. I took Aleve with the Rapaflo for about 2 weeks after my SBRT, but to relieve inflammation rath... "

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am currently taking Flomax and had some side effects so the...
" ...currently taking Flomax and had some side effects so the Dr switched me to Rapaflo. I do... "

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using Flomax but it was not working that great. My doctor...
" Was using Flomax but it was not working that great. My doctor put me on Rapaflo and within days I urinated better. It feels like the flow is better. A... "

successful in relieving my problem with urinary retention....
" ...neck obstruction. However, Rapaflo causes a lack of ejaculation for me, and also reduces my libido significantly; ...Tamsulosin (Flomax); however, Flomax was not successful in relieving my probl... "

switched to Rapaflo it went away right away, where Flomax...
" ...weak flow, but when I was switched to Rapaflo it went away right away, where Flomax was of no help. I now only need to take it about once a week. I also have the urinary frequency, but I *think*... "

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breaking loose. I switched from Flomax to Rapaflo and got...
" ...had some bleeding too. Also a ...breaking loose. I switched from Flomax to Rapaflo and got immediate improvement. -... "

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on Flomax and switched to Rapaflo. Much better..less nasal...
" Was on Flomax and switched to Rapaflo. Much better..less nasal issues, less lightheadedness. I like that... "

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