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Doctor insights on: Saw Palmetto Fruit Medication

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Am on. 4mg/day flomax (tamsulosin). Switching to saw palmetto. Is finest nuitrition 450 (serenoa reopens) (fruit) a good brand to use for this transition?

Am on. 4mg/day flomax (tamsulosin). Switching to saw palmetto. Is finest nuitrition 450 (serenoa reopens) (fruit) a good brand to use for this transition?

Ask your pharmacist: Saw palmetto 150 mg and pygeum africanus 100 mg twice daily is an adequate daily dosing. Your pharmacist or herbal therapy provider should provide reliable brands. These chemicals are not fda regulated. ...Read more

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I'm currently on a progestin-only birth control pill. Can I take saw palmetto extract supplements without any drug interference?

I'm currently on a progestin-only birth control pill. Can I take saw palmetto extract supplements without any drug interference?

None known: There aren't any known interactions between those two. But that may just be because no research has been done about this potential interaction. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto safe to take?

Is saw palmetto safe to take?

FYI: The Journal of the American Medical Association reported on a double-blind study that eleven North American clinics conducted on 369 men. The study found that saw palmetto fruit extract failed to reduce urinary tract symptoms more than placebo. ...Read more

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Saw palmetto, what is the considered best strength?

Saw palmetto, what is the considered best strength?

Unclear. ..: "Too" many brands of saw palmetto herbal preparations around tout their wonderful health effect to the prostate, but its "real" touted benefits have failed to stand the test of scientific randomized, double-blinded clinical study. As to its "best" strength, it remains unknown/unclear. So, in use, if you will, use it in moderation and see. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto elevate cpk?

Can saw palmetto elevate cpk?

Nk: This is use fo prostate inflamation. And CPK is not really affect. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto be taken with milk?

Can saw palmetto be taken with milk?

Probably: You should follow the manufacturer's recommendations for this supplement. Remember, supplements are not medications, and as such are not regulated by the fda in terms of their efficacy (do they work) or safety (will they cause side effects or interact with other medications). ...Read more

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Does saw palmetto cause moobs or not?

Does saw palmetto cause moobs or not?

No: "Moobs" are the result of estrogen causing excess growth of breast tissue. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto good for the prostate?

Is saw palmetto good for the prostate?

Probably not: There's much "pop" / "traditional" support and a believable mechanism of action, but it failed the last three out of three big controlled studies. ...Read more

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Does saw palmetto have any side effects?

Does saw palmetto have any side effects?

Mild: Can upset your stomach; it's contraindicated in pregnancy. Forgive me, my question is why a 21 year old man is taking this stuff, which is at best a weak anti-androgen for old guys with bad prostates. If somebody's told you it's "good for your general well-being" -- bc, there is no such pill, in any system of medicine! Ask your personal physician whether it's wise to continue. ...Read more

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Saw palmetto 10% oil is for male or female?

Saw palmetto 10% oil is for male or female?

Usually Male: It is usually used as a herbal remedy to treat the prostate, a gland in men, with some questionable effectiveness. However, it has been used for everything from asthma to breast enlargement, but it is considered ineffective. (also used for (but ineffective), coughs, colds, baldness, sore throat, chronic bronchitis, chronic pelvic pain, an aphrodisiac, relaxation, migraines, diuretic, infections, . ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Cialis with 450 mg saw palmetto?

Is it ok to take Cialis with 450 mg saw palmetto?

Use cialis: Saw palmetto is rich in fatty acids and phytosterols. The only substance that cannot be taken with drugs like Cialis are nitrates. If you are not on nitroglycerin, you should have no low BP caused by taking Cialis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of saw palmetto topical solution?

Saw palmetto: While I can't think of any harmful effects of topical saw palmetto, I also can't think of any medicinal benefits of applying topically? ...Read more

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Are there any side effects from using saw palmetto topical solution?

Saw palmetto: While I can't think of any harmful effects of topical saw palmetto, I also can't think of any medicinal benefits of applying topically? ...Read more

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How much of saw palmetto should take someone which suffers from prostate?

It varies, but: It varies depending upon the preparation, but safety and efficacy have never been established. What kind of prostate problem do you have? Check w/your doctor. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto and maca root be taken together, or in the same day at seperate times?

Can saw palmetto and maca root be taken together, or in the same day at seperate times?

Yes: Maca root has no studies showing reactions with other drugs or naturals such as saw palmetto. Both are sold otc which meas the fda has deemed safe for usage.

I would suspect no problems but being careful and look up both from time to time on the internet. Companies selling them would not be happy if reaction reported. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

Depends: No one can really answer this question. Everyone reacts differently to things, and we cannot predict the future. What are you trying to accomplish? ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

What do you suggest if I consume 480mg of saw palmetto and 1, 830mg of fenugreek every day for a month what will happen?

It might help: Saw palmetto often helps reduce prostate enlargement and hair loss though you may need more than a month to see benefits. See https://draxe. Com/saw-palmetto-benefits/
Fenugreek seeds can improve digestion, reduce inflammation, lower blood sugar, increase breast milk, increase male libido and thin blood, though the benefits will dissipate after you stop taking them. See
https://draxe. Com/fenugreek/ ...Read more

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What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

What are the medicinal effects of saw palmetto and spironolactone (aldactone)?

See below: Saw palmetto - alternative medicine supposed to be beneficial in preventing prostate enlargement. Also used in bladder disorder and common cold.

Aldactone- used to treat resistant hypertension in obese pts, in pts with hyperaldosteronism, hypertension and sleep apnea patients, in some pts with increased protein loss in urine, congestive heart failure and liver cirrhosis pts with fluid retention. ...Read more

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Could saw palmetto cause high testosterone?

Could saw palmetto cause high testosterone?

Anything's possible: But saw palmetto is not known to increase testosterone. Generally, saw palmetto is used to decrease the conversion of testosterone to one of its metabolites called DHT. Elevated levels of DHT may contribute to enlargement of the prostate gland. Thus, many men use saw palmetto with the hopes that it will arrest the development of an enlarged prostate. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto effective for preventing bph?

Is saw palmetto effective for preventing bph?

Yes: Some men find improvement in their voiding with saw palmetto. Medical studies have not been able to show a statistically significant effect. ...Read more

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Is saw palmetto effective in reducing the DHT levels in pcos patients?

Is saw palmetto effective in reducing the DHT levels in pcos patients?

No: Dht is made from testosterone by an enzyme called 5-alpha-reductase. There is no known or even theoretical reason for saw palmetto to affect either Dht or t production. ...Read more

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What is saw palmetto?

What is saw palmetto?

Prostate Health: It is a natural product that should help the prostate. Studies however have not shown that it really helps. ...Read more

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What does saw palmetto do for men?

Herb for prostate: There is some suggestion that taking this herb might improve prostatic obstruction in middle aged and older men. The research data is very thin and the evidence shows it is unlikely. Also there is no regulation in this area so you cannot be sure that the contents of the bottle match the hype on the label. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of saw palmetto?

What are the benefits of saw palmetto?

Not much: For a long time it was believed that saw palmetto helped ease the urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate (bph). But the most recent data, which includes pooled data from many trials (cochrane review) shows that saw palmetto just doesn't do much good. If a man has obstructive urinary symptoms, he is probably better off taking tamsulosin (flomax) or rapaflo (silodosin). ...Read more

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How is saw palmetto when person has a foley?

How is saw palmetto when person has a foley?

Okay: This won't hurt. In many observational studies, this was thought to help with urine blockage. However, in a very large randomized trial funded by the nih it was shown to be no better than placebo. Consider an alpha-blocker such as doxazosin or tamsulosin instead. These are prescriptions with minimal side effects. ...Read more

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