none of the patients in either group had undergone urethrotomy or re-operation or had initiated alpha blocker
Urimax (Tamsulosin) is an alpha blocker
that works by relaxing the muscles of the bladder neck and prostate.
The cardiologist dogmatically ridiculed my suggestion that an alpha blocker
ought to be resumed when large doses of 5 antihypertensive drugs failed to lower my pressure.
The study found that 73 percent of men with an enlarged prostate and overactive bladder who were given Detrol LA and an alpha blocker
called doxazosin reported improved symptoms.
A five-year, multicenter study provided the first scientific evidence that combining the alpha blocker
doxazosin (Cardura[R]) with the drug finasteride (Proscar[R]) was significantly more effective than using either treatment alone, said Dr.
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on any volleyball court she steps on.
These included a diuretic (water pill), a beta blocker, an alpha blocker
, a calcium antagonist, and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
14] In a prospective, randomized and controlled study, Chau and colleagues evaluated 79 patients; in 4 patients they found an urgent need for urinary diversion; in 2 patients an alpha blocker
(alfuzosine) intolerance; and 6 patients withdrew from the study due to non-attendance in follow-up visits.
The first group consisted of patients receiving diclofenac sodium and an alpha blocker
, the second group of patients received diclofenac sodium and prednisolone.
The thiazide-type diuretic used in that study was not only found to provide superior protection against new-onset heart failure, but was also observed to be superior to the alpha blocker
(doxazosin) in protecting against stroke, and to the ACE inhibitor (lisinopril) in protecting against stroke in blacks.
I have tried beta blockers and one alpha blocker
, to no avail.
The FDA has approved only one alpha blocker
for BPH -- terazosin (Hytrin).