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Condition: Enlarged Prostate
6/30/2015 2:03:21 PM

Reviewer: eniner, 65-74 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: 4

Comment:
Urologist initially prescribed 4 mg daily to be taken at bedtime for BPH. Could not tolerate it because it caused swelling in my nose with difficulty breathing in middle of night. Switched to 2 mg morning and evening and side affects acceptable. Satisfactory improvement in BPH, but much more impressed with blood pressure results. Dropped my blood pressure from about 135/80 to 115/70. Was neve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
4/23/2015 3:13:47 PM

Reviewer: Urinator, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
79 Yrs old. Have taken Doxazosin for many years. Now at 8mg daily. Side effects seem to be daytime dizziness, poor balance, diminished libido, daytime sleepiness. New supply by Dava Labs does not seem to be working as previous mfr.Not a good urine flow. Has anyone noted a less effectiveness with a new supplier?

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
4/21/2014 11:40:53 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking this drug for 4 or 5 days I started to fill bloated all the time. After 3 or 4 more days I started to have stomach pains. I quit taking the drug after about 10 days. My doctor ordered all kind of tests after saying this drug should not cause this problem. All test were negative. After 2 more weeks my bloating and pain went away. I waited about 4 weeks and started back on doxazosin. In ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
10/9/2013 10:12:46 PM

Reviewer: MOJO, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Along with small but significant changes in diet (i.e. no beer, avoid gaseous foods or food combinations later in the day) I have now avoided trips to the ER for 3 yrs (I have a VERY large prostate). It definitely helps in keeping the plumbing going. Does make me dizzy when getting up from working out on my machine. I'm taking 6mg. The doc wanted me to take 8mg. but when I tried it, I did not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
8/19/2013 3:54:22 PM

Reviewer: erasmus, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking 2mg of doxazosin for the past 2 years. My urgency to urinate has decreased drastically and getting up in the middle of the night happens occasionally. For me, when I sit for a long period of time, I have to go to the bathroom more often. Overall, I am pretty satisfied with this treatment with no side effects.

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