These medications relax bladder neck muscles and muscle fibers in the prostate, making urination easier. Alpha blockers — which include alfuzosin (Uroxatral), doxazosin (Cardura), tamsulosin (Flomax) and silodosin (Rapaflo) — usually work quickly in men with relatively small prostates.
There are several treatment options for an enlarged prostate. You can take alpha-blockers such as terazosin (Hytrin) or tamsulosin (Flomax) to help relax the prostate and bladder muscles. You can also take dutasteride (Avodart) or finasteride (Proscar), a different kind of medication for reducing BPH symptoms
These work by relaxing muscles in your bladder and prostate, which makes it easier to pee. They don’t change the size of your prostate, but they do help with urine flow, waking at night to pee, and other symptoms. And you won’t have to wait long to see results; they usually work right away.
If you have high Blood Pressure and BPH , alpha blockers may be a good option for you because they treat both conditions.
Alpha blockers are commonly used in the treatment of enlarged prostate symptoms. They help the bladder to empty properly by relaxing the muscles in the prostate gland and bladder. Because alpha blockers also lower your blood pressure, they are particularly suitable for men who have high blood pressure too.
The alpha blockers that are most commonly used for the treatment of enlarged prostate symptoms are: