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Rapaflo vs. Tamsulosin for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

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Rapaflo

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Tamsulosin

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Other Names: Flomax
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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 Rapaflo vs. Tamsulosin

53 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin...
... changing to? I am taking now Rapaflo 8mg a day after breakfast and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin 0.4mg because it is much cheaper? or what? My previous...
and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin...
...Added 30 Mar 2012: I am taking now Rapaflo 8mg a day after breakfast and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin 0.4mg because it is much cheaper? or what? My previous...
had retrograde ejaculation with Rapaflo. Absolutely love...
...I was on Rapaflo for enlarged prostrate for ...switched me to 0.4MG Tamsulosin twice a day. I ...my bladder and had retrograde ejaculation with Rapaflo. Absolutely lov...
advised me to stop taking Tamsulosin and try Rapaflo...
Urologist advised me to stop taking Tamsulosin and try Rapaflo as I have problems holding my urine when ever ...with water. I have been taking Tamsulosin at bed time and as...
switched to rapaflo and has no side effects and it helped...
...be on flomax and would often get dizzy, he was switched to rapaflo and has no side effects ...think that may be Tamsulosi...
(Flomax). I was up 8-10 times a night. Rapaflo works. I am...
...6-9 months, plus I could never fully empty with Tamsulosin (Flomax). I was up 8-10 times a night. Rapaflo works. I am normal again. I was hyper for...
It may be a matter of dosage. Having almost no sides...
...tamsulosin can enhance the PDE5i effects without lowering blood pressure or sides in other districts. Though I've had smaller improvements with these ones then regular alphablockers, It may be a...
a struggle. Takes 15-20 to void. Tamsulosin seem to work...
...to urinary functions. I have to pee every 2 hours and nights are a struggle. Takes 15-20 to void. Tamsulosin seem to work during the day but not at night. I will see about trying the Rapaflo and...
causes a lack of ejaculation for me, and also reduces...
...not scan Rapaflo is helping ...However, Rapaflo causes a lack of ejaculation for me, and also reduces my libido significantly; further, the sensation of orgasm is decreased with Rapaflo. I...
and rectal fistulae I almost feel lucky to have dysur...
...Rapaflo cleared up the dysuria immediately? I have a chance to get a prescription tomorrow but just wanted to know your exact experience. When IMRT results in urethral and rectal fistulae I almos...
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