Tamsulosin is used in the treatment of benign prostatic enlargement.
Finasteride is used in the treatment of benign prostatic enlargement
It is also used at a lower dose to prevent hair loss in men.
How it works
Tamsulosin is an alpha blocker. It works by relaxing muscle around the bladder exit and prostate gland so urine is passed more easily.
Finasteride blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine. It works in hair loss by stimulating hair growth.
Common side effects
Dizziness, Ejaculation disorder.
Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.