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Condition: Enlarged Prostate with Urination Problems
7/11/2015 7:53:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Enlarged Prostate with Urination Problems
5/3/2015 10:44:42 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've taken Avodart for several years. It sometimes worked better than other times. The side effects (ed) are terrible. Less than a month ago, I decided to try a natural formula and found many available. I decided to try Urinozinc Prostate Formula because of the high ratings. Within a week, I stopped taking Avodart. I'm back to normal...like I was years ago. I won't ever be takin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate with Urination Problems
1/23/2015 11:23:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Muscle atrophy. I have done consistent physical training for 50 years. Age impacts performance, but Avodart brought on a rapid degradation of performance. Prior to Avodart I could do 8 Pull-ups. I struggle to do 4 now. My running speed has diminished from 8 to 9 minutes a mile. I took Avodart for 3 months. I have been off it for three months. I think I have noticed a gradual recovery. Hopeful ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate with Urination Problems
11/16/2014 3:31:07 AM

Reviewer: Jenner, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Increased prostate; urination problems. Am taking 1 avodart + 1 Flomax. Flow increased. Blood sugar increased much! Anyone having that problem? Also, breast mass growing to embarrassing size. Penis shrank a lot, sex drive disappeared completely.There are other side effects but i'm not sure that they are from Avodart, so I'm not listing them. Avodart is marginally satisfactory. I'll ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Enlarged Prostate with Urination Problems
7/22/2014 9:42:15 PM

Reviewer: jimwlfjyj, 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:
Have had success with Avodart. It has helped my urinary frequency at night,dropped my SPA level.Even with the side effects,I've been on it for 3 years. I have recently developed purple toenails and wonder if there is a connection.Plz let me know if anyone has heard of this, thanks.

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