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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer), '''benign enlargem...
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Alfuzosin vs Flomax

Alfuzosin
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Flomax
Other name: Uroxatral Uroxatral
Other name: Tamsulosin Tamsulosin
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Alfuzosin (International Nonproprietary Name, provided as the hydrochloride salt) is an alpha 1 receptor receptor antagonist used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and Urinary bladder neck, maki...
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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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Incontinence
3
Depression
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Alfuzosin (International Nonproprietary Name, provided as the hydrochloride salt) is an alpha 1 receptor receptor antagonist used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and Urinary bladder neck, maki...
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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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weeks I can tolerate it now. Flomax always worked in the...
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" ...to fix that prob.   Flomax gave me heart palpitations and panic attacks so switched to Alfuzosin (Alpha-blocker) with similar prob. ...but after two weeks I can tolerate it now.   Flomax always worked in... "

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alternative. I had a reaction to Flomax a while ago,,,( one...
| www.pilotsofamerica.com
" ...as an alternative. I had a reaction to Flomax a while ago,,,( one pill and I knew) ... He is willing to go down the list one by one to see which works with no side effects,,, otherwise, the laser... "

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worst. After the urolift all is well and no side effects...
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" ...Clalis 20mg flomax and alfuzosin 10MG were a few.  Never helped much and the side effect I did not care for.  The dry orgasm were the worst.  After the urolift all is well and no side effects.  What... "

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on other hand, even the slightest dose made me tired.. v...
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" ...cialis, not tried alfuzosin Flomax gave nice flaccid hang, relaxation of testicles and a small improvement in Erection quality, not really many spontaneous erections though, I went upto 0.8mg daily... "

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oxy on other hand, even the slightest dose made me tired.. v...
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" I have used flomax and doxy for this ...of retrograde ejac with flomax ) doxy on other hand, even the slightest dose made me tired.. very tired, lightheaded and ...why that happened I will give alfuzosin a... "

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have? Well flomax didnt have the sides, but as you said, th...
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" ...feel like you have? Well flomax didnt have the sides, but as you said, ...retrograde ejac is a problem.. alfuzosin is... "

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The flow also improved remarkably. Side Effects: Dizziness...
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" ...weak. After 2 weeks on alfuzosin, it's been 0 to 1 time usually @5 am, The flow also improved remarkably. Side Effects: Dizziness when I get up. ...none or very little improvement: Flomax - a slight... "

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every day. But obviously it doesn't cure it just improves...
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" what is flomax? is it a diuretic (dr ...the best thing I have found for urine retention so far is alpha blockers - alfuzosin. I take them every day. But obviously it doesn't cure it just improves it... "

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The flow also improved remarkably. Side Effects: Dizziness...
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" ...weak. After 2 weeks on alfuzosin, it's been 0 to 1 time usually @5 am, The flow also improved remarkably. Side Effects: Dizziness when I get up. ...none or very little improvement: Flomax - a slight... "

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er bladder problems a few years back and been put on Flomax...
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" ...ago she notice that her legs are swollen. She said it started ...her kidneys and found no obvious problems. She has been having her bladder problems a few years back and been put on Flomax then on... "

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