Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer), '''benign enlargem...
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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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Finasteride (marketed by Merck & Co|Merck under the trademark names Proscar and Propecia, among other generic drug) is a synthetic antiandrogen that inhibits 5-alpha reductase number Isoenzymes 5-alpha reductase, the enzyme that converts test...
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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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ad very stuffy and dry nose leading a small nose bleed....
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" ...doc put me on Flomax. I took it only 3 days. Had very stuffy and dry nose leading a small nose bleed. Also sinus congestion and ...to Proscar. So far no bad side effects from Proscar. From research, I... "

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lomax which gave me a rapid heart beat. After stopping bo...
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" Does Proscar \"shrink\" blood vessels? I had a headache when taking it the first time along with Flomax which gave me a rapid heart beat. After... "

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pplement resulted no noticable difference in my symptoms. T...
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" ...noted, stopping Proscar and Flomax and using the supplement resulted no noticable difference in my symptoms. The breast pain may ...I was back on Proscar prior to my surgery. I really didn't notice any... "

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proscar and flomaxi'm taking flomax and proscar because of a...
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" sexual disfunction with proscar and flomax i'm taking flomax and proscar because of an enlarged prostate . i now suffer from erectile... "

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on a Flomax/Proscar regime for 10 years and it's worked...
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" I've been on a Flomax/Proscar regime for 10 years and it's worked so well the doctor has reduced from three exams per year, to two, and now to one. I would like to... "

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taking flomax and proscar because of an enlarged prostate....
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" i'm taking flomax and proscar because of an enlarged prostate. i now suffer from erectile dysfunction. any way of getting ...my prostate from enlarging? Tags:... "

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d Flomax and that did the trick! My PSA eventually we...
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" ...age 53 for me. I was put onto Proscar and Flomax and that did the trick! My PSA eventually went up and now I have prostate cancer and will get that out of me on... "

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ill have to take Flomax though. Side effects have been...
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" Mine is (was) 150 g. I was put on Proscar about 1.5 years ago and it seems to have worked okay. Before I had ...more. Still have to take Flomax though. Side effects have been... "

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caused me way more problems than ever PVP did...
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" ...ill health status I actually recovered brilliantly ........yes there were niggling effects for 5 months but taking lousy proscar and flomax caused me way more problems than ever PVP... "

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ve you proscar\" and gave me flomax and everything cl...
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" ...frequent urination, etc. My urologist gave me proscar. (No relief.) Had an ...went back and said, \"Proscar did nothing.\" Dr. says, \"It takes ...\"I wouldn't give you proscar\" and gave me flomax and... "

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