Navigation Links
Tadalafil may effectively treat symptoms of BPH-LUTS in addition to erectile dysfunction
Date:4/25/2009

LINTHICUM, MD, April 26, 2009Tadalafil may improve lower urinary tract symptoms in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Researchers from Nashville, Dallas, San Antonia and Indianapolis will present these findings during the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA).

In this study, researchers randomly separated 200 men, with an age equal to or older than 40 years and at least a six month diagnosis of BPH-LUTS with an International Prostate Symptom Score (IPPS) greater than or equal to 13, into two groups taking either 20 mg of tadalafil once daily or a placebo. After 12 weeks of treatment, the men taking tadalafil experienced improved detrusor pressure at urinary flow rate, peak flow rate (Qmax), bladder capacity, post-void residual volume and bladder voiding efficiency. Relative symptom improvement in the IPSS also was significantly better in the tadalafil group. At the end of the study, the proportion of obstructed patients in the placebo group increased, while the proportion in the tadalafil group decreased.

"Dr. Dmochowski, the study author, and colleagues have added further evidence to the growing body of research that suggests that in addition to their well known effect on erectile dysfunction, PDE-5 inhibitors may be able to help with management of bladder outlet symptoms as well. This is an exciting concept for men's health," said Anthony Y. Smith, MD, an AUA spokesman.


'/>"/>

Contact: Lacey Dean
ldean@auanet.org
410-689-3932
American Urological Association
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tadalafil shows promise for relief of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with BPH
2. FDA Approves Cialis(R) (tadalafil) for Once Daily Use for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction
3. Artificial pump effectively backs up failing hearts
4. Computer-aided system effectively detects and measures pneumothoraces in chest trauma patients
5. New bioPoint(TM) ID Nursing Home Visitor Software Cost-Effectively Enhances Security and Peace-of-Mind
6. Absolutely PR's Maggie Holben Participates In CBSA BioBreakfast Expert Panel "How to Garner Media Attention & Effectively Use Public Relations Tactics"
7. Cancer drug effectively treats transplant rejections
8. New study shows that a cough medicine ingredient could effectively treat prostate cancer
9. Large study illustrates cardiac CT can effectively assess coronary artery disease
10. Viagra Bulk Effectively Cures Children with PAH (Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension)
11. Nanomedical approach targets multiple cancer genes, shrinks tumors more effectively
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... Dr. Eric Millstein of Beverly Hills is ... a specialty website devoted to the diagnosis and treatment ... lover and athlete, Dr. Millstein focuses on offering patients ... to maintain active, healthy lifestyles. , “We’re very excited ... specifically to ACL injuries and treatment,” says ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 16, 2014 Lambda Solutions, a leader in ... is excited to welcome Stewart Rogers on board ... Executive at Lambda Solutions comments, “Product leadership will take Lambda ... to do so. Learning and talent management is at a ... help clinical learning and talent development in the past ten ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Texas (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Online ... be offering $0 shipping on all kettlebell purchases in ... easy for customers to get started with this effective ... the Crossfit movement. The online store carries a variety ... and free weekly workouts guides. , “We’ve ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... justthoughtyoushouldknow.org , popular current events, ... new site today. The new site is better ... information easier to find, ingest, and share. , ... easy-to-read pages the information that we believe any ... retired college professor and founder of the site. ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 Dakota Software , ... (EHS) and Sustainability management software, today announced that ... versatile software platform, MobileWorkflows, at their Annual Users ... MobileWorkflows allow for on-the-go access to Dakota’s enterprise-level ... Responsive Web Design, MobileWorkflows feature a streamlined user ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlights ACL Conditions With New Website 2Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Spotlights ACL Conditions With New Website 3Health News:Stewart Rogers Joins Lambda Solutions as Director of Product Management 2Health News:Stewart Rogers Joins Lambda Solutions as Director of Product Management 3Health News:Join the Kettlebell Movement - Kettlebell Kings Announces $0 Shipping on all Orders 2Health News:JustThoughtYouShouldKnow.org Debuts New Website 2Health News:Mobile EHS Compliance Tools the Focus of Dakota Software’s 2014 Users Conference 2
... In the report titled Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, scientists have said ... having a detrimental effect to human health and may cause ... malaria and cholera are threatening to cause a major outbreak ... beneficial factors of the eco system are being used in ...
... published in American Journal of Public Health, researchers had been ... causes of asthma in children by interventions due to health ... children in the age group of 4 to 12 yrs ... period of one year during which community health workers used ...
... US and Canadian scientists, consuming food with high glycemic index ... ,The study, which had spanned 16.6 years and observed ... that the risk is much significant for women who are ... often found in foods that have simple carbohydrates and sugars ...
... a data comprising of 5461 girls between 11 to 15 ... these girls more prone to stress fractures. ,The study ... physical activity, which often lasts for 16 or more hours ... of having a stress fracture than the girls doing physical ...
... market watchdog Food and Drug Administration had announced a series ... class of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that are sold with or ... of the drug Bextra (valdecoxib) from Pfizer, Inc. ... FDA had reports that the overall risk associated with the ...
... have completed the second phase of testing of the ... of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts. ... for 36 months and regularly had gynecological examination, cervicovaginal ... serum antibodies to HPV. , ,The results showed ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/15/2014)... , Sept. 15, 2014  Catalist-listed QT Vascular Ltd. ... a developer and manufacturer of minimally invasive medical devices ... announce that the Group has enrolled the first European ... . Multiple patients have already been enrolled in ... Auckland City Hospital, in Auckland, New Zealand ...
(Date:9/15/2014)...  Over 200 patients, families, physicians and scientists ... interact and participate in the drive for better ... Fair launched by the Lupus Research Institute ... .  Attendees interacted directly with researchers at eight ... and needs and learning about more than 80 ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... DUBLIN , Sept. 15, 2014 Research ... "The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition" ... volume covers the entirety of the clinical testing market and ... Used by Top IVD Companies For Business Planning. ... volume based on the market events of 2013 and early ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:First European Patients Enrolled in QT Vascular's ENDURE Trial 2First European Patients Enrolled in QT Vascular's ENDURE Trial 3First European Patients Enrolled in QT Vascular's ENDURE Trial 4First European Patients Enrolled in QT Vascular's ENDURE Trial 5Lupus Research Institute Launches NYC's First Lupus Trials Fair 2Lupus Research Institute Launches NYC's First Lupus Trials Fair 3The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 2The Worldwide Market for In Vitro Diagnostic Tests, 9th Edition 3
... Texas, Oct. 7 Wound Management Technologies, Inc. ... medical products, announced today that the company will actively participate at ... Conference (SALSAL) that opens in Orlando tomorrow, October 8. ... the conference, the company will conduct a workshop entitled ...
... 6 New Momentum, a leading provider of SaaS-based ... to help pharmaceutical companies combat the escalating problem of ... , According to the Center for Medicine in the ... by 13% annually -- nearly twice the pace of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Wound Management to Participate at Save A Leg, Save a Life Foundation National Conference 2Wound Management to Participate at Save A Leg, Save a Life Foundation National Conference 3New Momentum Teams With Oracle to Help Reduce Counterfeiting in the Life Sciences Industry 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: