Q I was recently prescribed an alpha blocker
for high blood pressure, but I have noticed that I'm having trouble sleeping since I started taking the medication.
In addition to taking 3 antihypertensive medications, I discovered he had been prescribed doxazosin--an alpha blocker
, which also lowers blood pressure--for symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Efficacy and safety of desmopression "add-on" therapy in men with persistent nocturia under alpha blocker
monotherapy for LUTS: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
After ESWL, they were randomly assigned by envelop method to either standard therapy or alpha blocker
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.
Kissei rapidly established robust growth of URIEF, which is now the second largest selling alpha blocker
Although commonly prescribed to treat chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, alfuzosin (Uroxatral), a member of a class of drugs known as alpha blockers
, did not significantly reduce symptoms in recently diagnosed men who had not previously used an alpha blocker
, according to a study published Dec.
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.
The JNC recommendations for antihypertensives chosen for a hypertensive urgency include an alpha blocker
such as oral clonidine, an oral ACE inhibitor (captopril) or a direct vasodilator such as minoxidil.[6,11] Clonidine is available in sustained-release form to provide for longer coverage.
drug treatment Alpha blocker
drugs are taken by mouth, usually once or twice a day.