BPH Flashcards Preview

Special Population > BPH > Flashcards

Flashcards in BPH Deck (5):
1

Drugs that can worsen BPH

Anti-cholinergics (Benztropine)
Antihistamines (Diphendyramine and Chlorphenarmine)
Caffeine
Decongestants (Pseduoephedrine)
Diuretics
SNRI/TCA(Phenothiazines)
Testosterone products

2

Which two natural products are used for BPH patients?

Saw Palmetto
Lycopene (Cancer prevention)

3

First line agents for BPH?

Alpha blocker (TAMSULOSIN, DOXAZOSIN, TERAZOSIN)

4

Which alpha blockers have more side effects?

Terazosin and Doxazosin bc they are non selective causing orthostasis dizziness fatigue and headache

5

Which alpha blocker has a OROS formulation and what is the result of it?

Doxazosin (Cardura XL) ghost tablet