Provides information about prostate cancer and other prostate problems, such as prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia.Alpha blockers: These drugs, originally used to treat high blood pressure, work by relaxing the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder ... Although alpha blockers may relieve the symptoms of BPH, they usually do not reduce the size of the prostate. ... Commonly prescribed alpha blockers include: alfuzosin, terazosin , doxazosin and tamsulosin. ... will be undergoing other procedures performed through the urethra soon after stent placement (for example, treatment of kidney stones).
|Title||:||Prostate and Urological Disorders Sourcebook|
|Publisher||:||Omnigraphics Incorporated - 2006|