Suffering from BPH and under catheterization. Prescribed totake Tamdura. Suggest - Online Doctor Chats
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he has been prescribed totake Tamdura for it
What is your concern regarding?
Is it related to the medicine and its effects or is it related to the disease?
The doctor told that he will remove the catheteriztion afer a week and chec if everyhing is normal
Okay, please proceed?
when removed he was noral throughot the day but at night again there was problem in urination
again catherization was put
and now the doctor is out of town, what to do?
do my dad need to ave the catherization all the time
or is there any pemanent solution other then a surgery?
You can keep the catheter for the time being
The treatment options in BPH are specific to the patient and largely depend on the patient's wish
my dad don't wanna go under any procedure, he is opting for medicinal treatment
Initially, a trail of medicines is given
wherein medicines like Tamdura are prescribed to be taken for prolonged periods
These medicines take no less than 4 to 6 weeks to impact on the symptoms
So when you chose the medical line of management, you have to be patient
ok.. is there any side effects in Tamdura tablet being taken for long time.I read somewhere that it causes impotency?
Till the time a definitive improvement is seen symptomatically, it is advisable to continue with an indwelling catheters like the one your father currently is on
Yes, there are side-effects to this drug,
then whats the solution?
It is comparatively better and superior to the prvious generation similar medicines
ok.. one last thing. If a surgery is done, what is the chances for full recovery and the cost for the surgery?
Impotency is not very significant, but it does cause some impotence. The major side effects of this drug are, loss of libido (Sexual interest)
and retrograde ejaculation
Surgery would a last option in every patient.
the type of surgery and the outcome vary depending on the surgeon
but, surgery does not guarantee complete cure
because the condition is such that, the tissue grows back
and the surgery has its own complications
ok... What is the chances of it being cured by taking medicine?
Cost of the surgery depend upon your city, the equipment used, type of surgery performed, and the surgeon.
This condition is an age related degenerative disorder
so we can not say if it can be cured, but the medicines will decrease the rate of it getting worse
Approximate cost for bangalore cit
and in some people, the response to medicines is excellent and in some surgical intervention is preferrable
it could be anywhere between 25 thousand rupees to 50 thousand rupees. including the hospital stay
but in Bangalore, it depends on which hospital you go
This condition is not an easy thing to deal with, specially for the patient and his family
Ok.. Thank so much for your valuable suggestions..
but the ultimate decision can only be taken by the patient himself and his surgeon
So discuss again with his doctor
Thank you for consulting me, goodnight.
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