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How effective is Avodart for Bph (Enlarged Prostate)?
Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Avodart (dutasteride) is for Bph. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 282 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Avodart
Avodart (latest outcomes from 8,554 users) has active ingredients of dutasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Bph (latest reports from 41,873 patients) can be treated by Flomax, Avodart, Finasteride, Tamsulosin, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, Terazosin Hydrochloride.
On Sep, 30, 2014: 282 people are studied for taking Avodart in Bph
Avodart effectiveness for Bph (number of people):
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on 3 instances, got a skin itching and rash after swimming in a pool, all saltwater, in two occasion used sun screen and moderate exposure to the sun.
The rash started after showering and almost 2 to 3 hours after getting out of the water. Started on the chest area and slowly spread to shoulders back and stomach area.
The rash went away after a couple of days. used antihistamine and in 1 case used Kenalog 80 mg/ Lubriderm 240 mg.
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blood tests found sodium level to be 125
From this study (7 months ago):
Was not an issue until very recently. No injury that I know of, and no extra-curricular sex. Had burning in same area some 20 years ago that had to do with scarring which was corrected during systiscopic procedure.
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