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sudafed prostate

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Sudafed is unlikely to increase the size of the prostate. Rather, it increases the tone of the prostate making it harder for the urine to pass through ... Read More
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No: But the medicine can cause urinary retention causing it to be more difficult to pee. That symptom can be confused with an enlarged prostate. That sy ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
None: There is no significant effect on the prostate.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Is risky: Sudafed has the exact opposite action of Alpha blockers which are effective in men with BPH and lower urinary symptoms. Sudafed use can increase the r ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It has been reported to do just that.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Sorensen
21 years experience Urology
Not usually: Just the difficulty emptying. If you are straining to urinate that can irritate the prostate.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: An overdose is defined as taking more than the recommended daily dose od a medication. Read the label and that should tell you.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jill Valerius
22 years experience Integrative Medicine
Possibly: That is a very high dose of sudafed and not recommended. High doses will increase the likelihood of adverse side effects.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Not: Good, and not indicated in package insert. It could cause havoc with your blood pressure among other things.!
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Range: Assuming you mean "real" sudafed (=pseudoephedrine), 30 or 60mg up to 4 times daily. If you mean the "pe" junk, don't bother to take it--will have abo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Medication question: It is alright to take Pseudoephedrine with moderate amounts of alcohol. Just don't overdo it. Also, do not mix alcohol with antihistamines.
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