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    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    3/25/2009 12:33:24 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am 56 years old. I have had similar experiences with Proscar; PSA dropped from high 4 to high 1. Prostate smaller. However, got tender nipples and swollen breast. The most ego smashing was the lost of morning erections; minimum semen discharge; and lack of sex desire. My doctor and I changed to Alfuzosin (uroxatral); erections are back and sex desire increased. But my latest PSA is now 8.0 ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    3/5/2009 9:28:37 AM

    Reviewer: Ed, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I initially was taking 5 mg Finasteride (Proscar) medication for my prostate, but it was not giving me the desired effect. A previous Urologist had me taking 10 mg with no ill effect. I talked my present doctor into increasing the doseage to 10 mg and I have been perfectly satisfied with the results. He cautioned me that it was not normal to prescribe 10 mg, but since it seems to be working he ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    12/16/2008 3:49:04 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I initially started taking Proscar for enlarged prostate after about 2 years, my doctor added Flomax. I hate these drugs even though they work pretty well for the prostate condition, however the treatment is worse than the cure. I can't get an erection, no semen, enlarged sensitive breasts, less of an appetite for sex.

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    12/5/2008 6:32:08 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My use of finisteride resulted in less (but not total elimination) of urgency of urination within several weeks of start of use a few years ago. Dribbling after urination was eliminated for years until recently. My PSA test results have remained at the same low level (0.2) throughout. There was no reduction in sex drive or ability to achieve erections. There is a noticable reduction in amount of s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Enlarged Prostate
    11/5/2008 10:51:16 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    BPH symptoms relieved but produced impotence

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