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Does Rapaflo relax bladder muscles?

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Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal

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Posted on Mon, 5 Nov 2018 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: Does Rapaflo relax other muscles near or around the bladder such as near the lower back?

I forgot to mention that I have Prostititis and am taking Sulfamethoxazole-tmp XXXXXXX

I am also taking Zolpidem Tartrate 10 mg. And I have Diverticulosis.
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Answered by Dr. Lekshmi Rita Venugopal 4 hours later
Brief Answer:

Rapaflo do not relax back muscles

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Rapaflo is an alpha-blocker. It will relax the muscles of bladder and prostate only, thereby helping easy urine flow. It will not affect your back muscles in any way.

Hope I have answered your query.

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Dr Lekshmi Rita Venugopal, General & Family Physician
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