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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Flomax vs Rapaflo

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Other name: Tamsulosin Tamsulosin
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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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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)...
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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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went back to Flomax and the symptoms went away. Ejaculation...
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" ...stream when urinating soon after taking the Rapaflo pill followed by nights ...up several times to urinate. I went back to Flomax and the symptoms went away. Ejaculation was weak after several days on... "

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or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also...
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" I'm taking Rapaflo in place of Flomax. ...was the lightheadness or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also causes dizziness and I intend to use it every other day only. Rapaflo does help me with... "

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or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also...
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" I'm taking Rapaflo in place of Flomax. ...was the lightheadness or dizziness I incurred with Flomax. Rapaflo also causes dizziness and I intend to use it every other day only. Rapaflo does help me with... "

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that after radiation. I tried Flomax, which didn't help all...
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" ...like that after radiation. I tried Flomax, which didn't help all that much. Then I switched to Rapaflo, which gave me complete relief immediately. Eventually all symptoms... "

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husband used to be on flomax and would often get dizzy, he...
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" My husband used to be on flomax and would often get dizzy, he was switched to rapaflo and has no side effects and it helped his... "

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switched from Flomax to Rapaflo and all my ur...
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" Speedster356, I switched from Flomax to Rapaflo and all my urinary issues disappeared immediately. There are probably a ...let your doctor know. I took Aleve with the Rapaflo for about 2 weeks after... "

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am currently taking Flomax and had some side effects so the...
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" I am currently taking Flomax and had some side effects so the Dr switched me to Rapaflo. I... "

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using Flomax but it was not working that great. My doctor...
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" Was using Flomax but it was not working that great. My doctor put me on Rapaflo and within days I urinated better. It feels like the flow is better. A... "

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having problems with dizziness and rapid heart palpitations...
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" Was on Flomax for a few years, but was having problems with dizziness and rapid heart palpitations from it. Doctor switched me to Rapaflo and said it would work better. After the first week I noticed... "

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after experiencing horrible side effects with Flomax. I...
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" \"Started taking Rapaflo about a month ago after experiencing horrible side effects with Flomax. I find that it only works well if I take it every few days, and then it only works for about 24... "

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