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Prazosin vs. Tamsulosin for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

Prazosin

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Other Names: Minipress

Tamsulosin

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Other Names: Flomax
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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) ... Read more on Wikipedia
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without need for PDE5i and without noticeable side effects
...1.6mg of Tamsulosin and I'm noticing absolutely none erection enhancement effect. This may ...was with Prazosin 5-10mg/day. It allowed to have 3 intercourses over 24h without need for PDE5i and ...
I stopped prazosin and started tamsulosin at 0.4mg...
...or standing). Yesterday, I stopped prazosin and started tamsulosin at 0.4mg per day (added to selegiline 2 5mg per day). Last night, I had terrible RLS all through the...
a doctor. I've read that prazosin has a good safety profile...
...in the chest. And the prazosin dose I took was very ...prescribed by a doctor. I've read that prazosin has a good safety profile overall and ...to cause system-wide side-effects? Tamsulosin? ...
Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think...
Tierry, Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think the latter -...
is less likely than the prazosin analogs to cause...
...in Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy 1. Prazosin and related analogs also relax ...bladder neck and prostate. 2. Tamsulosin has a similar action and ...less likely than the prazosin analogs ...
failure. I've a great tolerance to Prazosin and I...
...such as heart failure. I've a great tolerance to Prazosin and I can take up to 15-20mg/day without such sides. Other alphablockers do give ...less individual sides. Even tamsulosin, which i...
used only with tamsulosin, silodosin and phenoxybenzamine....
...on the dosage used only with tamsulosin, silodosin and phenoxybenzamine. Orgasm ...more intense ones without ejaculation. Prazosin, Doxazosin, Phentolamine, Alfuzosin do n...
an alpha1 blocker. I am using prazosin as that is all I can...
...as scrotal hang is concerned, you should try an alpha1 blocker. I am using prazosin as that is all I can get but tamsulosin or doxazosin also have the same effect, which is very...
that if BPH High BP, then give prazosin, not tamsulosin
...High BP, then give prazosin, not...
regulation and that is the main reason I started on prazosin
...that they have tamsulosin (generic) in stock ...discuss the transition from prazosin. I also had a ...is libido. Also, tamsulosin is not approved for BP regulation and that is the main rea...
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