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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) also known as benign prostatic hypertrophy (technically a misnomer), '''benign enlargem...
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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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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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d my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin 0...
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" ... changing to? I am taking now Rapaflo 8mg a day after breakfast and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin 0.4mg because it is much cheaper? or what? My previous... "

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" ...Added 30 Mar 2012: I am taking now Rapaflo 8mg a day after breakfast and my Health Insurance is changing it to Tamsulosin 0.4mg because it is much cheaper? or what? My previous... "

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said, but i was on the tamsulosin for two weeks and didnt...
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" ...doc said, but i was on the tamsulosin for two weeks and ...stents out and the urologist gave me the rapaflo and said take them ...the same. the reviews i have read seem to say that rapaflo is better for... "

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ad retrograde ejaculation with Rapaflo. Absolutely love t...
" MedsChat.com I was on Rapaflo for enlarged prostrate for one ...Dr switched me to 0.4MG Tamsulosin twice a day. I had ...in my bladder and had retrograde ejaculation with Rapaflo.... "

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advised me to stop taking Tamsulosin and try Rapaflo...
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" Urologist advised me to stop taking Tamsulosin and try Rapaflo as I have problems holding ...I wash or clean with water. I have been taking Tamsulosin at bed time and as I read it should... "

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than 5 yrs, so they don't have this adverse effect rep...
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" I only took Rapaflo for 6 days, and ...you stated for Tamsulosin. I did call Rapaflo, they had no info ...This may be because Rapaflo has been on the market less than 5 yrs, so they don't have this adverse... "

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reaction to that which caused severe nasal congestion...
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" ...on a medication called Tamsulosin. I had an allergic reaction to that which caused severe nasal congestion. I was faced with ...medication and the doctor prescribed another one called Rapaflo. Rapaflo... "

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switched to rapaflo and has no side effects and it helped...
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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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(Flomax). I was up 8-10 times a night. Rapaflo works. I am...
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" ...6-9 months, plus I could never fully empty with Tamsulosin (Flomax). I was up 8-10 times a night. Rapaflo works. I am normal again. I was hyper for... "

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a matter of dosage. Having almost no sides on BP the u...
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" ...uro-selective alphablockers, namely: alfuzosin, silodosin, tamsulosin can enhance the PDE5i effects without lowering blood pressure or sides in other districts. Though I've had smaller... "

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