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What is the preferred medication post prostate radiation?

what is preferred medication for post prostate radiation 3 years ago. is Flomax or rapaflow the most preferred or are they both th same family of drugs . your science and experience of which one is best. age 80, 150lbs,vegetarian. excellent health and exercise daily
Tue, 3 Mar 2015
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Hello
Thanks for query.

Rapalow and Flomax have similar mode of action of relaxing smooth muscles in bladder neck and prostatic urethra.

You can take either of the two

Now a days we prefer to prescribe Rapaflow (Silodosin).which has minimum side effects compared to Flomax.
Dr.Patil.
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