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Condition: Enlarged Prostate
3/23/2008 1:08:17 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Flomax has to many side effects and they did not go away with treatment.Cardura is much better after a few weeks when the side effects begin to lessen. Much less expensive.

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
4/10/2008 7:00:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am not longer able to ejaculate, which mentally is raher defeating. I would like to find a drug instead that really does treat the problem, as I still get up 2-3 times a night to urinate, and I am not positive that it has decreased the size of my prostrate as of yet, and I have been on it now for 6 weeks.

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
4/8/2008 2:56:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Been on Flomax almost a year. Worked good at first, but has had less effectiveness past several months. Problems with erection and ejaculation. Big drawback is side effects. Flu like symptoms, runny nose, sinus drain, especially at night, down my throat, now stay awake coughting half the night. Already on Cardura for H.B.P., may be able to increase dose of Cardura and kill two birds with one stone ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
3/27/2008 4:21:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Enlarged Prostate
3/23/2008 1:47:18 PM

Reviewer: charlesd, 65-74 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:
Cardura works better than Flomax and has less severe side effects especially after a few weeks of use. Plus if I leave off the caffiene after lunch and the artificial sweetners altogether I could stop treating the prostate condition. After stopping the Flomax and going to 2 mg of cardura (doxazosin) my libido and erection and climax is much improved. There is still less semen but I can live with t ... Show Full Comment

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