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Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/31/2014 12:50:32 PM

Reviewer: KennyG, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been suffering for years with enlarged Prostate. Recently I was in the hospital with CHF and on diuretics. I finally got the doctor's attention about how painful every urination was and he put me on Finasteride. It took about 3 weeks to start working but WOW, what a difference it has made. I can again urinate in large amounts, instead of dribbling; I only get up once at night instead of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/11/2014 12:55:03 PM

Reviewer: kberr, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
prescribed 5mg for enlarged prostate to keep from getting larger over time. started ok, have been on it about 21 days. Got rash and lumps on my head.. maybe related maybe not. Have had severe testicular and scrotum pain and swelling for three days. NP told me to discontinue use, nothing else they can do. No lack of libido or erection. No decrease in ejaculate. Not worth the pain though... I'm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
7/17/2014 2:22:58 PM

Reviewer: Ed, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on flomax and avodart, now finasteride what a ride. I am having problems galore. Dr refused PSA and digital rectal exam now I am over 80. What I am I to do?

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
6/19/2014 1:38:41 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
4/26/2014 9:07:58 AM

Reviewer: jerrywest, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have taken for 6 months for BPH. Diagnosed with prostate cancer 2 years previous. BPH and erectile problems for 8 years {unable to maintain an erection more than 5 min.) Was added by doctor and have been on Terazosin for 5 years, which worked. Doctor added to lower PSA>> has gone from 8 to 3.6! Using Viagra for 2 years and everything works fine! NO SIDE EFFECTS. None I am noticing. Only side ... Show Full Comment

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