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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.
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.
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.
Featured Medications
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).
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.
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.
Cardura XL is a medicine approved for treating an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
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.
Jalyn is a medicine approved for treating an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hypertrophy, or BPH). This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works, dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
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.
Rapaflo is a prescription medicine approved for relieving the symptoms of an enlarged prostate. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of its potential side effects.
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.
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.
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