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Doctor insights on: Alpha Blocker Side Effects

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I took pseudoephedrine and body never re-adjusted from stim, vasoconstriction, fear, insomnia, what alpha-blocker would best counteract these effects?

I took pseudoephedrine and body never re-adjusted from stim, vasoconstriction, fear, insomnia, what alpha-blocker would best counteract these effects?

I think you : Should just let the effects of Pseudoephedrine wear off, instead of using yet another medication to block its effects. It should wear off in a day or two at most. ...Read more

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What are the best alpha blocker medicines for vasodilation?

What are the best alpha blocker medicines for vasodilation?

Depends on diagnosis: For Pheochromocytoma: phentolamine and phenoxybenzamine. For HTN: terazosin/Hytrin, doxasosin/Cardura, and prazosin/Minipress. For benign prostatic hypertrophy: dutasteride/Avodart, tamsulosin/Flomax, finasteride/Proscar, alfuzosin/Uroxatral. The HTN meds are also used for BPH. ...Read more

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What's to be expected? Might using an indwelling catheter and alpha blocker muscle relaxer cause incontinence?

What's to be expected? Might using an indwelling catheter and alpha blocker muscle relaxer cause incontinence?

Incontinence: Having a urinary catheter in place does not cause incontinence once its removed, assuming it was for a short term only. Use of Alpha blocker therapy can relax the bladder neck and urinary sphincter but doesn't typically doesn't promote incontinence. Would definitely recommend you have cystoscopy and possibly urodynamic studies by a urologist. ...Read more

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What happens to prostate in non bacteria prostatitis? What cause this? Why cant void urine without alpha blocker medicine? Thanks

What happens to prostate in non bacteria prostatitis? What cause this? Why cant void urine without alpha blocker medicine?
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Usually not serious: Usually nothing important "happens" to the prostate. Nonbacterial or "nonspecific" prostatitis, also called chronic pelvic pain syndrome, is generally an issue of comfort; serious harm is uncommon. Continue to work with your doctor if you're having such serious symptoms that you cannot void without an alpha blocker, or only with marked obstruction. Google CPPS for more info (spell it out). ...Read more

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Taking silodosin (alpha blocker)for nonbacteria prostatitis, can i run or walk long distance etc in this condition and what precautions i need to take?

Taking silodosin (alpha blocker)for nonbacteria prostatitis, can i run or walk long distance etc in this condition and what precautions i need to take?

Here are some...: Postural hypotension is one chief side effect of alpha-blocker, which manifests as dizziness at position change, but is unpredictable among its users. So, always use drug with care. To help handle voiding disorders, to Prostate-BPH/LUTS, Voiding Trouble in http://www.formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html & Basics of Self-Care in http://www.formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. ...Read more

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Primary doctor advised that adding an alpha blocker to HTN med is all right when doing on- stage speaking presentations.Generally,could be reasonable?

Primary doctor advised that adding an alpha blocker to HTN med is all right when doing on- stage speaking presentations.Generally,could be reasonable?

Follow the advise: of your doctor , if more people control blood pressure and blood sugar then we will be seeing less heart attacks and less strokes ,must be a reason to add Alpha blocker . You will be calm if your B P is controlled . I also give hard time to my doc then follow, you have other option ,get 2nd opinion , your doctor will not object . ...Read more

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Can using an indwelling catheter and alpha blocker muscle relaxer cause incontinence?

Can using an indwelling catheter and alpha blocker muscle relaxer cause incontinence?

Leak at catheter?: If the catheter is a suprapubic catheter and you are leaking around it, it is probably related to bladder contractions causing the leak around the catheter. If it is a female urethral catheter and you are leaking around the catheter, it could be wrong size catheter, partial catheter blockage or bladder contractions. ...Read more