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  • Avodart Dosage
    This eMedTV segment lists the Avodart dosage for treating an enlarged prostate (0.5 mg once daily), as well as some general tips on taking your Avodart dose (such as always taking your Avodart as prescribed and never taking a double dose).
  • Avodart Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page explains how Avodart drug interactions can potentially increase your risk of side effects. Among the drugs that can possibly interact with Avodart are diclofenac, isoniazid, quinidine, and certain antifungal medications.
  • Avodart Overdose
    The full effects of an Avodart overdose are not known. This eMedTV article also explains that it isn't known what the best treatment for an Avodart overdose might be -- but that treatment could possibly involve pumping the stomach or fluids through an IV.
  • Avodart Side Effects
    Erectile dysfunction, a decreased libido, and abnormal ejaculation are a few common side effects of Avodart. This eMedTV page also discusses Avodart side effects to report to your doctor, such as any breast changes or signs of an allergic reaction.
  • Avodart Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, Avodart is used for the treatment of an enlarged prostate. This page also discusses off-label Avodart uses, including treating male pattern baldness and treating prostate cancer after surgical removal of the prostate.
  • Avodart Warnings and Precautions
    Among the Avodart precautions and warnings covered on this eMedTV page are potential drug interactions, the safety of taking Avodart if you have liver problems, and the risk of sexual side effects (such as impotence) in some people taking the drug.
  • Benefits of Beta-Sitosterol
    Beta-sitosterol may provide benefits for high cholesterol and an enlarged prostate. As this eMedTV page explains, there may be other benefits of beta-sitosterol (such as for treating asthma or the flu), but little evidence supports these uses.
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia refers to an enlargement of the prostate gland. This eMedTV page explores common symptoms and treatment options of this condition. Benign prostate hyperplasia is a common alternate spelling of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
  • Benign Prostate Hypertrophy
    Benign prostate hypertrophy is a condition in which a man's prostate gland becomes enlarged. This eMedTV Web page describes various treatment options and lists a few common symptoms. Benign prostate hypertrophy is a common variation of BPH.
  • 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.
  • Beta-Sitosterol and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if beta-sitosterol from dietary supplements is safe for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article offers more information on beta-sitosterol and breastfeeding, and explains why it may be unsafe to use the product while nursing.
  • Beta-Sitosterol and Pregnancy
    It is currently not known whether beta-sitosterol is safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page contains more information on beta-sitosterol and pregnancy, and describes the problems that may occur if pregnant women use these products.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Dosage
    A safe and effective beta-sitosterol dosage has not been established. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains what doses were safely used in clinical studies and offers some general precautions and warnings for those taking beta-sitosterol.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Drug Interactions
    Beta-carotene, vitamin E, and ezetimibe may interact with beta-sitosterol. Drug interactions, as this eMedTV page explains, may decrease the absorption of these products into the body. It is best to take these products at different times of the day.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Overdose
    It is unclear exactly what to expect from a beta-sitosterol overdose (or if an overdose is even possible). This eMedTV resource explains why an overdose is not likely to occur with beta-sitosterol and discusses treatment options that are available.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Side Effects
    Some of the possible side effects of beta-sitosterol include nausea, heartburn, and diarrhea. This eMedTV resource lists other potential side effects of this product and explains why sexual side effects may occur.
  • Beta-Sitosterol Supplements
    Beta-sitosterol may help with prostate problems and weight loss. This eMedTV Web presentation looks at the supplement, including whether it works, if it is safe, dosing information, and much more.
  • 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.
  • BPH and Sex
    Learn about sexual problems related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in this video from eMedTV.
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