A PROSPECTIVE STUDY ON THE EFFICACY OF TADALAFIL IN PATIENTS WITH BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
*Abhinand S., Aadeesha A., Keerthi Krishna R. R., Reshma Raj B. L., P. S. Joy Jyothis and John Wesley I.
Background: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common problem in aged men and is responsible for the majority of urinary symptoms in males over the age of 50 years. Aim: Aim of this study is to assess the efficacy of Tadalafil 5mg OD in BPH patients. Materials and Method: The efficacy of Tadalafil was assessed in 62 patients using International prostate symptom score questionnaire and USG, then the patients was asked to review after one months of drug therapy. Results and Discussion: Tadalafil 5mg OD has significant effect on IPSS and USG before and after the treatment. Conclusion: Tadalafil 5mg OD is found to be clinically significant in improving LUTS secondary to BPH and there was significant improvement in IPSS and USG after the treatment.
Keywords: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), Tadalafil, International Prostate symptom Score (IPSS), Ultra sonography (USG), Erectile dysfunction (ED).
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