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Mirabegron for overactive bladder in men

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the safety and effectiveness of mirabegron (Myrbetriq) in treating overactive bladder (OAB) in men. It concluded that mirabegron was a safe and effective OAB treatment in men.  Some background Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a sudden, frequent urge to urinate. It may result in urge incontinence (inability to hold on...

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Effectiveness of dutasteride and solifenacin used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effects of combining dutasteride (Avodart) and solifenacin (Vesicare) on sexual function in men being treated for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that the combination of dutasteride and solifenacin does not alter sexual function for men with BPH. Some...

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Preserved sexual function with water vapor thermal therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study aimed to investigate the effect on sexual function of water vapor therapy for the treatment of urinary symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). This study found that water vapor therapy is effective and does not affect sexual function for men with BPH.  Some background Urinary symptoms caused by BPH...

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Is Tadalafil effective for urinary symptoms in patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at using Tadalafil (Cialis) to treat urinary symptoms in men who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). It concluded that tadalafil taken for a year could improve urinary symptoms in men who have BPH.  Some background Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland. An...

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Is nocturia more bothersome than daytime urinary symptoms?

Posted by on Sep 20, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the differences in quality of life for patients with nocturia compared to those with daytime urinary symptoms only. This study found that patients with nocturia had a lower quality of life than patients with daytime symptoms only. Some background People diagnosed with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH; non-cancerous...

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Searching for men with urinary symptoms due to an enlarged prostate to test new blood vessel treatment.

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to assess the safety and effectiveness of prostate artery embolization (PAE – blocking off part of the blood supply to the prostate) to treat urinary symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The main outcome to be measured is side effects from this treatment over 12 months. This trial is being conducted in Chicago,...

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Does dutasteride improve a large prostate and bladder symptoms?

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of adding dutasteride (Avodart) to patients already on ineffective drug treatment for an enlarged prostate and bladder symptoms. The study found that adding dutasteride reduced detrusor (muscle of the bladder) size and bladder problems. Some background Patients with enlarged prostates and urinary...

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The effect of botulinum toxin injection on an enlarged prostate

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study looked at the effect of injecting botulinum toxin type A (BTA) into patients to treat enlarged prostate who did not respond to medical therapy such as drug treatment. The study found that BTA injection was safe and effective at reducing several urinary symptoms in patients with enlarged prostates. Some background Benign...

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Combination therapy beneficial for men with BPH with overactive bladder symptoms

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the benefit of combining silodosin (Rapaflo) with propiverine (Mictonorm) in reducing urinary symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Authors reported greater overall improvements when both therapies were combined.  Some background Men with BPH often experience urinary symptoms that can...

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Cranberry fruit powder more effective than placebo at reducing urinary symptoms

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Benign prostatic hyperplasia | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study evaluated the effectiveness of Flowens (a cranberry fruit powder) as an alternative treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers report preliminary evidence that Flowens can reduce BPH-related urinary symptoms. Some background BPH can lead to bothersome urinary symptoms that can impact quality of life. The...

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