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Silodosin vs. Tamsulosin for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

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Silodosin

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/ 103 posts
Other Names: Rapaflo

Tamsulosin

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/ 1,423 posts
Other Names: Flomax
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Based on 103 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 1,423 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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)... 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 Silodosin vs. Tamsulosin

34 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
used only with tamsulosin, silodosin and phenoxybenzamine....
...depending on the dosage used only with tamsulosin, silodosin and phenoxybenzamine. Orgasm is not ...Prazosin, Doxazosin, Phentolamine, Alfuzosin do not affect...
effect when starting Tamsulosin or Silodosin and they...
...the so called uro-selective alphablockers I've tried only Tamsulosin so far which is ...effect when starting Tamsulosin or Silodosin and they can ...on vasculature (alpha-1b). Silodosin is se...
Yes any time I take tamsulosin along with a PDE5i I...
...Yes any time I take tamsulosin along with a PDE5i I ...at some degree (phenoxybenzamine, phentolamine, tamsulosin, silodosin), which is known to be...
rigidity on a consistent basis with Tamsulosin. I think...
...I've always experienced better rigidity on a consistent basis with Tamsulosin. I think this is due ...be shortly experimenting further with Silodosin but It looks promising on...
body has gotten used to the Tamsulosin in the Urimax, so...
...your body has gotten used to the Tamsulosin in the Urimax, so it's ...to a different medication, which in this case is the Silodosin in the Silodal. Learn more Silodal details here. As...
ejaculations on silodosin and Tamsulosin and alpha blockers...
.... I no longer use any alphablocker - suffered from retrograde ejaculations on silodosin and Tamsulosin and alpha blockers don't control prostat...
with Tamsulosin, Silodosin and Phenoxybenzamine. May It's...
Had dry orgasms with Tamsulosin, Silodosin and Phenoxybenzamine. May It's more intense than usual and I can go for another one sooner. Some molecules after being circulated...
silodosin, terazosin, and tamsulosin. All these...
...Urinary Tract Symptoms http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2812889/ This ref compared alfuosin, doxazosin, silodosin, terazosin, and tamsulosin. All these were alpha-A1...
Well, Tamsulosin is approved, but Silodosin is not (Many...
Poked. Well, Tamsulosin is approved, but Silodosin is not (Many many pay grades above me). Can you try a half...
there is not Tamsulosin patches,another option is...
Hello.Tamsulosin administered in patches is also ...there is not Tamsulosin patches,another option is alfuzosin or silodosin patches, drugs of equal efficacy to tamsulosin. Please consult...
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