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Related topic: Avodart, Saw Palmetto

Review: Avodart and Saw Palmetto

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Avodart and Saw Palmetto. It is created by eHealthMe based on 58 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 9, 2014: 58 people who take Avodart, Saw Palmetto are studied

Avodart, Saw Palmetto outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Avodart (dutasteride)
- Saw Palmetto (saw palmetto)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Avodart is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Saw Palmetto is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Insomnia
(1 report)

Chills
(1 report)

Musculoskeletal Pain
(1 report)

Nausea
(1 report)

Nocturia
(1 report)

Insomnia
(1 report)

Fatigue
(1 report)

Muscle Spasms
(1 report)

Drug Ineffective
(1 report)

Flatulence
(1 report)

n/an/an/an/an/aDrug Ineffective
(9 reports)

Chest Pain
(4 reports)

Muscle Spasms
(4 reports)

Nausea
(4 reports)

Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased
(4 reports)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Avodart is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
Saw Palmetto is effectiven/a33.33%
(1 of 3 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions n/aDrug Ineffective
(9 reports)

Nausea
(5 reports)

Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased
(5 reports)

Chest Pain
(4 reports)

Muscle Spasms
(4 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Avodart is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Saw Palmetto is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions n/an/an/an/an/aBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
(1 report)

Depression
(1 report)

Flatulence
(1 report)

Diarrhoea
(1 report)

Constipation
(1 report)

Chest Pain
(2 reports)

Blood Pressure Increased
(2 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(2 reports)

Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased
(2 reports)

Prostatomegaly
(2 reports)

Drug Ineffective
(7 reports)

Nausea
(4 reports)

Muscle Spasms
(4 reports)

Micturition Urgency
(3 reports)

Depressed Level Of Consciousness
(3 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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.

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  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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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