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How Does Taking Avodart Help Bph
BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? ...Read more
Taking avodart (dutasteride) and flomax for three years for bph. Some of the symptoms have returned. Do these pills lose their efficacy after a while?
Can I safely lower the dose of avodart (dutasteride) to once a week from once a day to see if my erection returns. Have been on daily dose for BPH for 5 years.
On avodart (dutasteride) for 5+ years to treat bph. Decrease in penile length observed. Connection? If so, will stopping meds reverse this unfortunate side-effect?
No it is not related: Avodart (dutasteride) is a 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor that will reduce the size of the prostate and lower the psa level by 50% .It may lower the volume of the ejaculate and caouse ed in some men but shold not change the length of the penis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prescription: I have to move from brand name Avodart (dutasteride) for BPH because of its high cost. What is its 0.5 mg. capsules equivalent in finasteride mgs?
The same: Most generics are equivalent to brand names ...Read more
Recent onset of bph. Pcp suggested flomax. A year ago DHT measured 175 ng/dl. Would avodart (dutasteride) be better?
I head that flomax and avodart taken together increase the risk of heart failure. I am on both for 5 years because of BPH. Should I be worried?
Bph on flomax and avodart (dutasteride) / when peeing some urine stays in urethra dribbles later /stays under foreskin/burns sometimes/should i force more when peeing or dry the head with toilet paper?
Been taking flotral for BPH..how long should i take and any side effects i should watch out for? i am 39yr olf male..
Here are some...: By spelling, I assume glottal is same as Flomx - tamsulosin in the US, which can relax the smooth muscles of bladder opening- urinary sphincter. If working/helping, you would need to take it "forever", but still not curing- only modifying. Over time, the undesirable aging effect will exceed what floral can do for you. However, the pace of progress may widely vary among individuals. More? Ask doc. ...Read more
I have BPH and am taking flowmax which working fine I also use a cock ring from time to time.Could this effect my bph?
No: None that have been scientifically proven most of the herbs are marketed with anecdotal evidence, at best even saw palmetto, which is commonly used for BPH was shown in a very large randomized, placebo-controlled study to be no better than placebo (but remember that placebo works ~30% in most studies). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
LUTS: Common symptoms of BPH or bothersome urinary symptoms caused by enlarged prostate include weak stream, difficulty starting stream, hesitency, urinary frequency/urgency, nocturia. I would see your medical doctor/urologist. He/she will likely perform an examination of your prostate and may consider starting medication to treat your bothersome urinary symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medications first: There are two classes of medications to use. One improves the flow of urine by relaxing the muscles of the neck of the bladder around the prostate such as folmax and others. The other class works to reduce the size of the prostate by blocking the effect of male hormones on it. Proscar (finasteride) or Finasteride is a prototype. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Here is...: BPH is abbrev of benign prostate hyperplasia, which is a general, confusing, clinical term for men's trouble to void although it is a pathological term to describe microscopic increase in number & size of glandular cells in the prostate, starting as early as age 30. For better use, LUTS is proposed to replace BPH. More? Go to http://formefirst.com/TroublingVoiding-Men.html. Best... ...Read more
"Simple" Prostatect.: To stop BPH permanently, the entire prostate does not actually need to be removed. Removeal of just the inner portion of the prostate, known as the adenoma, is a permanent cure. This operation, known as "suprapubic" or "simple" "prostatectomy, " which is quite different than "radical prostatectomy, " unlike the cancer operation, this does not have a high risk of ed or incontinence. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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