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flomax vs Prazosin Hydrochloride for a male patient aged 69

Summary: 4,833 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of flomax vs Prazosin Hydrochloride for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Flomax (latest outcomes from 21,479 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Prazosin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 392 users) has active ingredients of prazosin hydrochloride. It is often used in post-traumatic stress disorder.

On Mar, 31, 2015: 4,833 male patients aged 63 who take the same drugs are studied in flomax vs Prazosin Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male63frequency of urination

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
flomax tamsulosin hydrochloridenot specified
Prazosin Hydrochloride prazosin hydrochlorideAm Therap

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 63 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
flomaxPrazosin Hydrochloride (Am Therap)
Drug IneffectiveChest Pain
FatigueBlood Creatinine Increased
DyspnoeaHypotension
DizzinessMyocardial Infarction
PainPyrexia
AstheniaCondition Aggravated
Chest PainFall
HypotensionDrug Ineffective
PyrexiaCerebrovascular Accident
AnxietyDizziness

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
flomaxPrazosin Hydrochloride (Am Therap)
DizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
Atrial FibrillationAnuria
Drug IneffectiveDehydration
GastroduodenitisCardiac Arrest
Barrett's OesophagusBack Pain
Hiatus HerniaDiabetic Nephropathy
Labyrinthitis NosMyocardial Infarction
VertigoMuscle Cramps Aggravated
Prostatic Specific Antigen IncreasedNight Cramps
Back PainPulmonary Fibrosis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
flomax2.44%21.95%45.12%24.39%6.10%
Prazosin Hydrochloride0.00%66.67%13.33%20.00%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Prazosin Hydrochloride (prazosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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