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Flomax
Flomax is a medication often is used to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate (or BPH). This eMedTV article offers an overview of this drug, including information on how it works, general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and more.
Saw Palmetto
Often used for treating prostate problems, saw palmetto is a type of herbal supplement. This eMedTV page explains what else saw palmetto may be used for, discusses the effectiveness of the supplement, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
Prostatitis
An inflammation or infection of the prostate gland is known as prostatitis. This article from the eMedTV Web site takes an in-depth look at this condition, explaining what causes it, how it is treated, and more.
Enlarged Prostate
An enlarged prostate refers to swelling of the prostate gland. As this eMedTV article explains, symptoms of this condition are common in older men and often involve problems with urination. This article takes an in-depth look at this condition.
Avodart
Avodart is a prescription drug licensed to treat an enlarged prostate (or BPH). This eMedTV Web page discusses Avodart effects, dosing guidelines, strengths, and possible side effects (which can include erectile dysfunction and breast tenderness).
BPH
BPH stands for benign prostatic hyperplasia and refers to an enlargement of the prostate gland. This eMedTV article discusses this condition in detail, including possible symptoms, treatment options, and relevant statistics.
Proscar
Proscar is a medication that is commonly prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate. This page on the eMedTV site explains how Proscar works and offers more details on its effects, potential side effects, and dosing tips and precautions.
Uroxatral
Uroxatral is a medication commonly prescribed to treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of Uroxatral, including information on how the medication works, potential side effects, dosing tips, and precautions.
Beta-Sitosterol
Beta-sitosterol is a plant sterol commonly used for reducing cholesterol and treating an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV segment explains how beta-sitosterol works, discusses other possible uses for the compound, and lists side effects that may occur.
BPH Treatment
Treatment options for BPH can range from watchful waiting to drug therapy to surgery. This section of the eMedTV library explores the various medications that can be used for BPH treatment, as well as the potential risks and benefits of surgery.
Flomax Side Effects
Common Flomax side effects include abnormal ejaculation, a runny nose, and dizziness. This eMedTV resource takes an in-depth look at these and other possible side effects of Flomax, including some of the more serious side effects that may occur.
Cardura
Cardura is a prescription medicine that is used to lower high blood pressure and treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV article highlights how the drug works, its potential side effects, guidelines for taking the medication, and more.
Prostatitis Symptoms
Painful urination, sexual problems, low back pain, or chills and high fever are common prostatitis symptoms. This eMedTV article discusses the most common signs and symptoms of this condition, and also explains how the symptoms will vary.
Enlarged Prostate Symptoms
As this eMedTV article explains, common symptoms of an enlarged prostate include having trouble starting a urine stream and feeling that the bladder has not fully emptied. This Web page takes a closer look at the possible symptoms of this condition.
Enlarged Prostate Treatment
As this eMedTV segment explains, treating an enlarged prostate can involve watchful waiting, drug therapy, and surgery. This article covers the different forms of treatment and discusses the potential benefits and drawbacks of each one.
Prostatitis Treatment
As this eMedTV Web page explains, treatment for prostatitis can include antibiotics or, in some cases, other medications, such as alpha-blockers. This article presents information on the various forms of treatment for the four types of prostatitis.
Learn About Saw Palmetto Side Effects
Potential saw palmetto side effects include headaches, gas, and impotence. As this eMedTV resource explains, while side effects are usually not serious, some may require medical attention, such as any unexplained bleeding or bruising.
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