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What are the medicines for prostrate enlargement &what is their efficacy

Asked by rssaharawat, 05 Dec '09 06:35 pm
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The type of treatment needed for prostate enlargement depends on the severity of the signs and symptoms being experienced. Bleeding from the urinary system, serious or frequent urine infections that can cause more lasting damage, discomfort or lifestyle problems may all indicate that active medical intervention is required. We summarize just some of the treatment options on offer:

Medication treatment prostate enlargement
There are two types of medication that help to control the symptoms of an enlarged prostate, they are alpha blockers and finasteride Proscar, Propecia. Alpha blockers are effective in about 75% of men. They work by relaxing the muscles at the neck of the bladder making urination easier. The FDA has approved three types: doxazosin Cardura; tamsulosin Flomax and terazosin Hytrin. You should see improvements within one or two days. Side effects can include dizziness, tiredness, and in some, a low blood pressure when you stand up and impotence.

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Answered by ambujam, 05 Dec '09 06:41 pm

 
  
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Dr.Ambujam has given a very comprehensive answer
Answered by RSehgal, 05 Dec '09 08:21 pm

 
  
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