Alpha blockers are used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia and hypertension by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and by relaxing blood vessels making blood flow to the heart smoother.

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Prices for Popular Alpha Blockers

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Flomax
(tamsulosin)
12
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Tamsulosin (Flomax) is a moderately priced drug used to treat enlargement of the prostate gland in men, a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic forms. Generic tamsulosin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
terazosin
14
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TERAZOSIN is an antihypertensive. It works by relaxing the blood vessels. It is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men and to treat high blood pressure in both men and women.
Cardura
(doxazosin)
18
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DOXAZOSIN is an antihypertensive. It works by relaxing the blood vessels. It is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men and to treat high blood pressure in both men and women.
Minipress
(prazosin)
14
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PRAZOSIN is an antihypertensive. It works by relaxing the blood vessels. It is used to treat high blood pressure.
Uroxatral
(alfuzosin)
10
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ALFUZOSIN is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men. This is a condition that causes you to have an enlarged prostate. This medicine is not for use in women.
Rapaflo
216
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SILODOSIN is used to treat enlargement of the prostate gland in men, a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. It is not for use in women.
Cardura XL
128
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DOXAZOSIN is an antihypertensive. It works by relaxing the blood vessels. It is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men and to treat high blood pressure in both men and women.
Dibenzyline
7,213
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PHENOXYBENZAMINE is used to treat high blood pressure and sweating associated with pheochromocytoma.
Vecamyl
1,603
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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