Management of the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), with terazosin

Authors

  • Muhammad Mubeen
  • Ahmad N
  • Muhammad Shahzad
  • Nawaz M
  • Akbar M

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v11i4.1111

Keywords:

Terazosin. Prazosin. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists. Urination Disorders. Urodynamics. Compliance. Prostatectomy. Phenylpropanolamine.

Abstract

Objective: This study was designed to assess the efficacy, safety and compliance of terazosin in the management of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia. Patients and methods: Study was conducted in the department of urology, DHQ Hospital Vehari, in about 1-year i-e from July 2004 to June 2005. Sixty patients with an age range of 45-85 years were included in the study. Data was collected prospectively. Patients were assessed according to the international prostate symptom score (I-PSS) at the start of study, during follow up and at the end of study. Results: Out of sixty patients, fifty-two were able to complete the study. It was observed that most of the patients obtained a significant decrease in the prostate symptoms score and improvement in QoL score, with only a few side effects. Conclusion: Terazosin is a safe and effective treatment for BPH with good compliance.

Published

2016-05-02

How to Cite

Mubeen, M., N, A., Shahzad, M., M, N., & M, A. (2016). Management of the lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), with terazosin. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 11(4). https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v11i4.1111

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