Review: Avodart and Saw Palmetto drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Avodart and Saw Palmetto. It is created by eHealthMe based on 54 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Avodart (latest outcomes from 8,537 users) has active ingredients of dutasteride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
Saw palmetto (latest outcomes from 564 users) has active ingredients of saw palmetto. It is often used in enlarged prostate.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 54 people who reported to have interactions when taking Avodart, Saw Palmetto are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Avodart (dutasteride)
- Saw Palmetto (saw palmetto)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Avodart, Saw Palmetto:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased||5|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||5|
|Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)||5|
|Depressed Level Of Consciousness||4|
|Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus)||4|
|Ejection Fraction Decreased (systolic heart failure)||4|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Avodart, Saw Palmetto:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Prostatic disorder
- Vitamin supplementation
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fish oil
- Vitamin d
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Avodart (dutasteride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Saw Palmetto (saw palmetto) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Avodart is used in:
- Saw palmetto is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Avodart alternatives:
- Saw palmetto alternatives:
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By lefty: Does enalapril cause dry mouth
I am generally healthy and active for an octogenarian, but the dry mouth and swollen ankles do bother me.
- By Drew: Type of medication for stomache discomfort from aspirin?
Is there over the counter medication for this symptom?
- By GOSHEN: Flomax does not help with frequent night time urination maybe not bph but nocturnal?
Tried many and costly prostate related products to no avail. Dr says prostate only marginally enlarged but hard. Could not urinate at all after taking postoperative codein based pain meds. Wonder if nocturnal is a separate and differently medicated condition
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By Oakmeadows: Did you recover from bph?
For unknown reasons my BPH symptoms have gradually disappeared. I was taking Doxazosin for 2-3 years but it never seemed to really help. I stated taking Saw Palmetto about a year ago. Gradually over this summer my BPH symptoms faded to almost zero. I'm not ready to claim that the Saw Palmetto di ...
- By jim: Saw palmetto in prostate pills
i got very dizzy when I got up to urinate in the night after taking ultra prostate a couple of days... I returned the product
- By sonny b.: Saw palmetto berry and hbp
recently got in to herbs ' had poor circulation in legs , hurt 24 -7 started taking ginger,powder & ginkgo leaf powder little to no leg pain now , yesterday started taking saw palmetto made one bath room call last night instead of 5-10 , have always high blood pressure with 2 -1/2 pills in am 1/2 at ...
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