Avodart vs Terazosin

Avodart
(Rx)
Terazosin
(Rx)
Avodart is a prostate medication.
Terazosin is a high blood pressure medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
3.1
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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November 20, 2001
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
43,683 Discussions
1,231 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Avodart is prescribed for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Enlarged Prostate and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Male Pattern Baldness, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
Terazosin is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Avo
Acne
4
Impotence
3
Depression
3
Decreased Libido
3
Itching
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Weakness
2
Tiredness
1
Anxiety
1
Man Boobs
1
Ter
Dizziness
9
Tiredness
5
Headaches
5
UTI
5
Depression
4
Weakness
4
Nightmares
3
Discomfort
3
Frequent Urination
3
Fainting
3
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Acne
Avo
Ter
4
0
Impotence
Avo
Ter
3
0
Depression
Avo
Ter
3
4
Decreased Libido
Avo
Ter
3
0
Itching
Avo
Ter
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Avo
Ter
2
0
Weakness
Avo
Ter
2
4
Tiredness
Avo
Ter
1
5
Anxiety
Avo
Ter
1
0
Man Boobs
Avo
Ter
1
0
Dizziness
Ter
Avo
9
0
Tiredness
Ter
Avo
5
1
Headaches
Ter
Avo
5
0
UTI
Ter
Avo
5
0
Depression
Ter
Avo
4
3
Weakness
Ter
Avo
4
2
Nightmares
Ter
Avo
3
0
Discomfort
Ter
Avo
3
0
Frequent Urination
Ter
Avo
3
0
Fainting
Ter
Avo
3
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Avodart is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
C Category C
Before taking Terazosin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Avodart and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Terazosin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 0.5 mg
Capsule: 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Dutasteride
Terazosin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Avodart and Terazosin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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