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Is Rapilif, suggested for enlarged prostate?

I have slight bigger prostate.Frequent urinate problem. Met an urologist at Guwahati .he suggested to tate tab Rapilif 8 mg. pl give your comments . o.p.modi,Guwahati ,India
Mon, 12 Aug 2019
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Hello,

* As per my surgical experience, the Rapilif 8 mg is the best therapy for specific receptor action over the prostate enlargement via receptor blocking action of selective alpha 1.

* Many hormonal medications take time for response and consistent therapy over a period of time will give best results for sure.

* If the only prostate is larger than a certain size and extensive compression of the prostatic urethra where drug therapy fails, the issue of laser therapy or prostate surgery comes into the picture.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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