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Contiflo - Contiflo is in a group of drugs called alpha-adrenergic (AL-fa ad-ren-ER-jik) blockers. Contiflo relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.

Contiflo is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

Contiflo may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Contiflo, a sulfamoylphenethylamine-derivative alpha-adrenoceptor blocker with enhanced specificity for the alpha-adrenoceptors of the prostate, is commonly used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The drug is commercially available in a racemic mixture of 2 isomers, and is pharmacologically related to doxazocin, prazosin, and terazosin. However, unlike these drugs, Contiflo has a higher affinity for the alpha-1A- adrenergic receptors, which are located in vascular smooth muscle. Studies show that Contiflo has about 12 times greater affinity for alpha-1 adrenergic receptors in the prostate than those in the aorta, which may result in a reduced incidence of adverse cardiovascular effects.

Contiflo is used to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland in men. This enlargement of the prostate gland is called Benign Prostate Hypertrophy (BPH). The enlarged prostate gland may cause problems when you pass urine. Contiflo relaxes the muscles in the prostate gland and bladder. This helps to improve symptoms such as difficulty in passing urine, slow or interrupted flow of urine, frequent urination and dribbling after passing urine.

Oral Benign prostatic hyperplasia

Adult: As HCl: As modified-release preparation: 400 mcg once daily. May increase to 800 mcg once daily after 2-4 wk if necessary. If therapy is interrupted for several days, restart with 400 mcg once daily. Dose to be taken 30 minutes after the same meal each day. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≥10 No dose adjustment needed. <10 Not studied. Hepatic impairment: Moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh classification A and B): No dose adjustment needed. Severe hepatic impairment: Avoid.

Indications: Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Oral Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

Adult: As HCl: As modified-release preparation: 400 mcg once daily. May increase to 800 mcg once daily after 2-4 wk if necessary. If therapy is interrupted for several days, restart with 400 mcg once daily. Dose to be taken 30 minutes after the same meal each day. CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation ≥10 No dose adjustment needed. <10 Not studied. Hepatic impairment: Moderate hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh classification A and B): No dose adjustment needed. Severe hepatic impairment: Avoid.

Active ingredients: Tamsulosin
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Comadex (Ecuador)
Contiflo Icon (India)
Contiflo Icon 0.4mg TAB / 30$ 4.94
0.4 mg x 30's$ 4.94
Contiflo OD
CONTIFLO OD Capsule/ Tablet / 0.4mg (10 units)$ 1.02
CONTIFLO OD Capsule/ Tablet / 0.4mg (30 units)$ 3.06
Contiflo OD 0.2 mg Capsule$ 0.09
Contiflo OD 0.4 mg Capsule$ 0.16
Contiflo-OD (India)
Contiflo-OD 0.2mg CAP / 10$ 0.93
Contiflo-OD 0.4mg CAP / 10$ 1.11
Contiflo-OD 0.4mg CAP / 30$ 3.51
0.2 mg x 10's$ 0.93
0.4 mg x 10's$ 1.11
0.4 mg x 30's$ 3.51
Contiflo-OD F
Contiflo-OD F Tamsulosin hydrochloride 0.4mg, Finasteride 5 mg. CAP / 10$ 2.26
Controlpros (Argentina)
Damurgin (Czech Republic, Slovakia)
Diffundox (United Kingdom)
Doc Tamsulosin (Belgium, Luxembourg)
Dutaprost T
Dutaprost T 0.5+0.4 Capsule$ 0.28
Dutas T
Dutas T Kit Kit$ 2.74
Dutas T 0.5+0.5 Capsule$ 0.31
Dutride T
Dutride T 0.5+0.4 Capsule$ 0.27
DYNAPRES (India)
DYNAPRES Capsule/ Tablet / 0.4mg (10 units)$ 1.10
Dynapres 0.2mg MR-CAP / 10$ 0.77
Dynapres 0.4mg MR-CAP / 10$ 1.58
0.2 mg x 10's$ 0.77
0.4 mg x 10's$ 1.58
Dynapres 0.2 mg Capsule$ 0.08
Dynapres 0.4 mg Capsule$ 0.11
Espontal (Argentina, Peru)
Eupen (Chile)
Capsule; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg
Expros (Finland)
Faramsil (United Kingdom)
Fedpros
Capsule; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg
Flodart
Flodart 0.4 mg Tablet$ 0.08
Flodart Plus
Flodart Plus 0.4+0.5 Capsule$ 0.18
Flomax (Canada, Italy, South Africa, Turkey, United States)
Capsule, Sustained Release; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg
Capsule; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg
Flomax 200 mg Tablet$ 0.08
Flomax CR
Tablet, Extended Release; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg
Flomax-MR (Turkey)
Flomaxtra (Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom)
Tablet, Prolonged Release; Oral; Tamsulosin Hydrochloride 0.4 mg

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