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    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    4/3/2016 9:49:31 PM

    Reviewer: Wayne, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was at first very hesitant at trying this drug after reading the comments about the sexual side effects but I decided to take the drug I'm glad I did have been taking for about two months my trips to the bathroom at night went from five or more to two it does take a while to work and no side effects I have not noticed any sexual side effects from this drug so far I'm am 55 years old I ha ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    2/13/2016 5:06:17 PM

    Reviewer: Tom, 55-64 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Reduced PSA from 8.1 to 5.2 after taking for 6 months. Dr. wants the number lower. Did not have trouble urinating to start. Loss of sex drive, no semen, weight gain, 180lbs to 200lbs. 2 biopsies with 16 core samples taken and both came back negative. If the PSA does not go down more will have an MRI of the prostate done.

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    3/7/2015 3:05:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Started 5mg finasteride for BPH couple years ago. I was miserable...2-3 bathroom trips nightly, discomfort in testicles (like I'd been kicked) and worst of all, blood in ejaculate that turned it brown. The latter thoroughly disgusted my wife and me. Took a few months to kick in, but now bathroom trips are 1-2, discomfort and blood are gone. Hooray! Downside is same as others have mentioned... ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    12/18/2014 10:11:53 AM

    Reviewer: Gman7, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    The only side effects that I seem to have are sexually related. I have always had an extremely high libido, "blue steel" erections, and normal ejaculation (quantity at least). Even at 54, I was able to enjoy sex more than once a day. Now, libido has diminished, erections aren't satisfying to my partner, and although I still can have an orgasm, there isn't enough semen to notic ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    10/9/2014 8:19:31 AM

    Reviewer: WildWillie, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Hey, at 70.... My prostate is normal size again and I have only one side effect. To that, the guy on the radio in the Florida Keys refers to his "ying-yang" saying: "When it's gone...it's gone. I ain't taken no pills to make it go again." I agree, and won't be taking Viagra.

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