Alpha-Blockers for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
How It Works
Alpha-blockers help treat Reference benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) Opens New Window by relaxing smooth muscle tissue found in the prostate and the bladder neck. This allows urine to flow out of the bladder more easily.
These medicines usually are taken by mouth once or twice a day.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference J. Curtis Nickel, MD, FRCSC - Urology