Classification: Urinary Antispasmodic IFU: Incontinence Route: oral Dosage: 2 mg, 4 mg, Action: blocks a chemical that causes contractions of the bladder Adverse Reaction: abnormal vision, bloody urine, pain, headache Interactions: alcohol, Myestenia Gravis, Cns Avodart (dutasteride) Pronunciation: ( doo TAS ter ide) Classification: 5- Alpha Reductase Inhibitor IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Route: oral Dosage: 0.5 mg, Action: prevents the conversion of testosterone to DHT in the body Adverse Reaction: fatigue, chest pain, weight gain, wheezing, skin rash, hives Interactions: Liver Disease Drug List 17: 1. Propecia (finasteride) Pronunciation: fi-nas-tuh-rahyd Classification: 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitor IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Route: oral Dosage: 1mg once a day Action: is used to treat male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) at the crown and in the middle of the scalp Adverse Reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. Interactions: 2. Flomax® (tamsulosin) Pronunciation: tam-ˈsü-lə-sən Classification: Alpha-Blocker IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Route: Oral Dosage: 0.4mg once daily Action: relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.
Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, or ejaculation problems may occur. Interactions: Alfuzosin;Silodosin;Tamsulosin/Protease Inhibitors 3. Uroxatral (alfuzosin) Pronunciation: æl ˈfju zoʊ sɪn Classification: Alpha-Blocker IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) Route: oral Dosage: 10 mg once a day Action: it works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and the bladder Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, lightheadedness, severe dizziness, fainting, fast/irregular heartbeat, chest pain Interactions: aspirin, atenolol, avodart, crestor, furosemide, lipitor, lisinopril, metformin, metoprolol, nexium, omeprazole, and simvastatin 4. Cialis (tadalafil) Pronunciation: tə-ˈda-lə-ˌfil Classification: PDE-5 Inhibitor IFU: Erectile Dysfunction Route: oral Dosage: 10mg as needed, 2.5mg daily use, 5 mg for erectile dysfunction and bph Action: In combination with sexual stimulation, tadalafil works by increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection. Adverse Reaction: Headache, stomach upset, back pain, muscle pain, stuffy nose, flushing, or dizziness may occur Interactions: amlodipine,Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin), atorvastatin, Crestor (rosuvastatin), Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids), hydrochlorothiazide, Lipitor (atorvastatin), lisinopril 5. Levitra (vardenafil) Pronunciation: Classification: PDE-5 Inhibitor IFU: Erectile Dysfunction Route: oral Dosage: 5mg daily for bph, 10mg as needed for erectile disfunction, 2.5mg daily for erectile dysfunction Action: After the penis is stroked, vardenafil maintains an erection by increasing blood flow Adverse Reaction: headache, flushing (warmth or redness in your face, neck, or chest),runny or stuffy nose, stomach upset, heartburn, dizziness, back pain, or nausea.