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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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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" ...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... "

that, just the heavy feeling in the chest. And the prazosin...
" ...and it never gave me heart palpitations or anything like that, just the heavy feeling in the chest. And the prazosin dose I took ...by a doctor. I've read that prazosin has a good safety profile... "

Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think...
" Tierry, Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think the latter -... "

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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... "

commonly used for BPH are tamsulosin, alfuzosin, silodosin,...
" Prazosin is almost never used for ...that are commonly used for BPH are tamsulosin, alfuzosin, silodosin, terazosin,... "

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... "

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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