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Can Filitra be used for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

Can Filitra be used for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)?

by Rony meran (Posts: 0) » about 25 days ago

Filitra, which contains vardenafil as its active ingredient (similar to Levitra), is primarily used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED). It is not approved or recommended for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Here's why: Mechanism of Action: Filitra 20 (vardenafil) works by increasing blood flow to the penis, which helps in achieving and maintaining an erection. It does not have a direct effect on the prostate gland or urinary symptoms associated with BPH. Treatment for BPH: BPH is treated using medications that help relax the smooth muscles of the prostate and bladder neck, improving urinary flow and reducing symptoms such as urinary frequency, urgency, weak stream, and nocturia. Medications commonly used for BPH include alpha-blockers (e.g., tamsulosin) and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (e.g., finasteride). Prescription and Use: Filitra (vardenafil) is a prescription medication specifically indicated for ED. Using it for conditions other than ED would be off-label and not recommended without the supervision and recommendation of a healthcare provider.

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