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anti bph drug medication

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not for BPH: Neostigmine is often used to treat neuromuscular disease such as myasthenia gravis--and has many side effects. It is not for bph. There hasn't been n ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Alpha-blockers such as prazosin, doxazosin, terazosin, tamsulosin, alfuzosin, silodosin, etc., and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors such as finasteride, d ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
38 years experience Urology
Unlikely: ....And your symptoms will probably improve since you are already 8 weeks out of your microwave procedure. Good luck!
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
No: If the TUMT (transurethral microwave therapy)of the prostate worked well in your case (it does not always give v.good results),which I think you mean ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Yes they can.: Many medications, especially the drugs for bph, can have some affects on the male hormone levels. Breast tenderness and even some breast growth is no ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Blocking DHT: Two medications (avodart (dutasteride) and proscar) block an enzyme called 5 Alpha reductase. These medications block the conversion of testosterone ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Yes.: Flomax (tamsulosin) is part of a family of drugs called alpha-blockers that relax the smooth muscle of the prostate and bladder neck, improving urine ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Meds first: Both alfa antagonists (hytrin, cardura, (doxazosin) flomax) as well as 5?-reductase inhibitors (avodart, proscar) should be tried first to relieve the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
BPH med side effects: The class of medications known as 5'-alpha reductase inhibitors used to treat BPH can cause decreased libido and ejaculatory and/or erectile dysfuncti ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
Same groups: You listed alpha blocker(flomax or tamsulosin),5-alpha reductase inhibitor(finasteride,dutasteride or avodart),combination of both groups(Jalyn)and PD ... Read More
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A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Not much...: At this time, there os no strong recommendation of any alternative medicine for bph...What has been available and has the most data thus far is saw-pa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Prostate issue?: Bph, usually means benign prostate hyperplasia. It's basically benign enlargement of the prostate.
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