3.7/ 7 average rating with 101 reviewsforCardura

Cardura
Alternatives

(Doxazosin)

Cardura (Doxazosin)

Prescription only

Rapaflo (Silodosin)

1 of 4 alternatives
Lowers blood pressure and makes it easier to urinate.

For men, Doxazosin will help make it easier to urinate so that you're not getting up a lot at night. It's a last-choice treatment for high blood pressure.

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Upsides
  • A first-choice treatment for enlarged prostate. Makes it easier to urinate.
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Downsides
  • A last-choice treatment for high blood pressure because other medicines are more effective at preventing heart disease. Your doctor might add it to a medicine you're already taking if your blood pressure is still too high.
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Used for
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Extended release
  • Pill
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Reviews
101 
38%
think this treatment is worth it
21%
think this treatment works well
18%
think this treatment is a hassle

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Side effects
10possible side effects
  • Dizziness
    16%
  • Headache
    10%
  • Fatigue
    8%
  • Edema
    3%
  • Somnolence
    3%
  • Back Pain
    2%
  • Pain
    2%
  • Hypotension
    2%
  • Abdominal Pain
    2%
  • Diarrhea
    2%
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The Rapaflo (Silodosin) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
  • Low blood pressure

    Age 65 years or older

  • Intraoperative floppy iris syndrome

    Cataract surgery

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