Cardura vs Flomax

Cardura
(Rx)
Flomax
(Rx)
Cardura is a high blood pressure medication.
Flomax is a prostate medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
2.4
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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November 2, 1990
April 15, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,512 Discussions
12,426 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Cardura is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Flomax is prescribed for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, Enlarged Prostate, Prostatitis and Frequent Urination and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Car
Dizziness
8
Tiredness
6
Weakness
4
Headaches
4
Urinary Retention
3
Fainting
3
Discomfort
3
Shortness of Breath
3
Burning
3
Depression
3
Flo
Burning
7
Dizziness
6
Tiredness
5
Weakness
5
Impotence
3
Depression
3
Retrograde Ejaculation
3
Spasms
3
Insomnia
3
Headaches
2
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Dizziness
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8
6
Tiredness
Car
Flo
6
5
Weakness
Car
Flo
4
5
Headaches
Car
Flo
4
2
Urinary Retention
Car
Flo
3
0
Fainting
Car
Flo
3
0
Discomfort
Car
Flo
3
0
Shortness of Breath
Car
Flo
3
0
Burning
Car
Flo
3
7
Depression
Car
Flo
3
3
Burning
Flo
Car
7
3
Dizziness
Flo
Car
6
8
Tiredness
Flo
Car
5
6
Weakness
Flo
Car
5
4
Impotence
Flo
Car
3
0
Depression
Flo
Car
3
3
Retrograde Ejaculation
Flo
Car
3
0
Spasms
Flo
Car
3
0
Insomnia
Flo
Car
3
0
Headaches
Flo
Car
2
4
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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C Category C
Before taking Cardura during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Flomax 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 Cardura and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Flomax and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg, 8 mg
Capsule: 0.4 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Doxazosin Mesylate
Tamsulosin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cardura and Flomax: 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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