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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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I stopped prazosin and started tamsulosin at 0.4mg...
...or standing). Yesterday, I stopped prazosin and started tamsulosin at 0.4mg per day (added ...day). Last night, I had terrible RLS all through the...
prazosin is not helping with erection, is it even possible...
As prazosin is not helping with erection, is it even possible that tamsulosin or doxazosin would work any better? Yes, I know that Caverject is one possibility for achieving an...
blood/brain barrier. Tamsulosin is a good example for this...
...pass through the blood/brain barrier. Tamsulosin is a good example for this being ...the blood/brain barrier less than prazosin. Other Ab when given continuatively...
without need for PDE5i and without noticeable side effects
...of 1.6mg of Tamsulosin and I'm noticing ...alphablocker taken alone was with Prazosin 5-10mg/day. It allowed to have 3 intercourses over 24h without need for PDE5i and without noticeable...
Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think...
Tierry, Are you taking Prazosin or Tamsulosin? I think the latter -...
Prazosin and I can take up to 15-20mg/day without such sides...
...I've a great tolerance to Prazosin and I can take up to 15-20mg/day without such sides. Other alphablockers do give ...with less individual sides. Even tamsulosin, which in me is completely...
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...
to enhance the erection since It clears the drowsiness...
...Prazosin as other AB looses alpha-1 selectivity at higher doses. Even at lower doses It has some alpha-2 blocking properties. This means that by increasing the dose the blood pressure lowering effe...
Also, tamsulosin is not approved for BP regulation and...
...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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