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How effective is Finasteride for Enlarged prostate?
Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5
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 Finasteride (finasteride) is for Enlarged prostate. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 180 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Finasteride
Finasteride (latest outcomes from 5,711 users) has active ingredients of finasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Enlarged prostate (latest reports from 41,967 patients) can be treated by Flomax, Avodart, Finasteride, Tamsulosin, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride, Terazosin Hydrochloride.
On Nov, 24, 2014: 180 people are studied for taking Finasteride in Enlarged prostate
Finasteride effectiveness for Enlarged prostate (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Finasteride for Enlarged prostate * :
|Enlarged prostate||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.56%||3.33%||10.00%||86.11% |
Who find Finasteride more effective for Enlarged prostate?
Age of people who find Finasteride more effective * :
|Enlarged prostate||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.67%||3.33%||90.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Comments for this study:
Tony8 (13 months ago):
Have taken finisteride for OVER 6yrs now.
No problems with sex drive,etc
Prostrate went from a 4...to less than 1
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dean j. (1 year ago):
I have been taking Finasteride for 9 months for enlarged (massive) prostate. I have had great relief from the pressure, pain, and frequent trips to the bathroom. My prostate was so large that it became very uncomfortable to sit. Finasteride has helped to reduce the tissue mass to a once again comfortable level. My PSA was a 4.2, 3 months ago. I will be 66 years old November 2013. I live on the coast of South Carolina. The biggest side effect that I have noticed is a lack of sex drive and I do believe that the Finasteride has something to do with it. I take 10mg Cialis to help out.
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john c. (4 years ago):
Taking finesteride for 3 months - no noticeable improvements a this time plus significant negative impact of sex drive. Still bathroom visits through the night. I will stick with it for one or two more months given effectiveness is said to take several weeks or months. There must be a better way.
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(Asked by a 73 year old man who has Nasal Congestion, and takes Finasteride)
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- Alprazolam & amoxicillin
(Asked by a 72 year old man who has Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure, Diverticulitis, and takes Meclizine, Clonidine, Norvasc, Flomax, Avodart)
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