Rapaflo vs Uroxatral

Rapaflo
(Rx)
Uroxatral
(Rx)
Rapaflo is a prostate medication.
Uroxatral is a prostate medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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October 8, 2008
June 12, 2003
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
971 Discussions
974 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Rapaflo is prescribed for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Enlarged Prostate and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Uroxatral is prescribed for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy and Enlarged Prostate and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Rap
Dizziness
9
Retrograde Ejaculation
8
Nasal Congestion
7
Burning
5
Weakness
5
Spasms
4
Kidney Stones
4
Tiredness
4
Impotence
3
Bleeding
3
Uro
Weakness
6
Retrograde Ejaculation
6
Tiredness
6
Dizziness
5
Impotence
4
Kidney Stones
4
Low Blood Pressure
4
Lower Back Pain
3
Numbness
3
Cancer
3
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Rapaflo
Rap
Uroxatral
Uro
Dizziness
Rap
Uro
9
5
Retrograde Ejaculation
Rap
Uro
8
6
Nasal Congestion
Rap
Uro
7
0
Burning
Rap
Uro
5
0
Weakness
Rap
Uro
5
6
Spasms
Rap
Uro
4
0
Kidney Stones
Rap
Uro
4
4
Tiredness
Rap
Uro
4
6
Impotence
Rap
Uro
3
4
Bleeding
Rap
Uro
3
0
Weakness
Uro
Rap
6
5
Retrograde Ejaculation
Uro
Rap
6
8
Tiredness
Uro
Rap
6
4
Dizziness
Uro
Rap
5
9
Impotence
Uro
Rap
4
3
Kidney Stones
Uro
Rap
4
4
Low Blood Pressure
Uro
Rap
4
0
Lower Back Pain
Uro
Rap
3
0
Numbness
Uro
Rap
3
0
Cancer
Uro
Rap
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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B Category B
Before taking Rapaflo during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Uroxatral 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 Rapaflo and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Uroxatral and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 4 mg, 8 mg
Tablet: 10 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Silodosin
Alfuzosin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Rapaflo and Uroxatral: 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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