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How Long Should Bph Last
Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) is the condition of enlargement of the prostate, which is an organ that is part of the male urinary system within the body. This can cause difficulty with urination (difficulty initiating urination, dribbling of urine). BPH is due to growth of tissues of the prostate, and is a different ...Read more
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
BPH: Treatments for BPH fall into two categories; medical and surgical. Medical therapy includes Alpha blocker medications to improve urine flow and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors to shrink the gland. The surgical options include thermal or laser destruction of prostatic tissue or transurthral resection of prostaic tissue (turp). The "best" treatment is a very individual thing. ...Read more
Just a day or two: Alph blockers like Flomax work very quickly to improve urinary symptoms. Most patients see a abenefit within a few days, but there are some patients who may have improvement after just one dose. Rapaflo and uroxatral have both been shown to work within hours. If the sypmtoms do not improve within a week or two, then a different course of treatment or re-evaluation should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Onflomax for BPH and starting super beta prostate. If it doesn't work for me is it ok to switch to saw palmetto? How long should I wait for it to work
I feel difficulty in finding appropriate vocabulary and stammer during long speech. I am a male, 73, and on alpha blockers for bph.?
MAY need scan: If 'word finding' and 'stammering' are new neurological symptoms for you then you may have a CNS (brain lesion) affecting the frontal or temporal lobe. Neuro imaging (ct, MRI -preferable) may be needed to check out this possibilty. Alpha blockers (e.G Flomax =tamsulosin) typically cause dizziness, impotence, nasal congestion but not neurological symptoms. ...Read more
Been on .4 mg flomax for 2 years for bph. I have side effects. After i stop it, how long until they are gone? Can flomax do any permanent damage?
Depends: Common side effects will be gone in days. Others....Elaborate. ...Read more
As i wean off of flomax for bph, how long will it take to get super beta prostate into my system. Also should I do an increased dose on the beginning?
Super beta prostate: Super beta prostate begins working two to three daysafter ingestion. ...Read more
As i wean off of flomax for bph, how long will it take to get saw palmetto into my system? Also should I do an increased dose on the beginning?
Saw palmetto: Saw palmetto also starts eorking after two or three days. An increase in dose is not necessary. ...Read more
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is also known as BPH. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (hypertrophy) is an enlargement of the prostate gland in males that can constrict the male urethra leading to retention of urine, feelings of urgency, etc. If severe enough, it can be treated with ...Read more
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