Can Sildenafil increase PSA?


Noah Garcia   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

evidence that sildenafil, without sexual intercourse, alters these levels. affect PSA levels. PSA level for men of this age is less than 3 ng/mL.

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Mason Patel   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Just so, does Sildenafil affect prostate?

Medications for erectile dysfunction may also help treat enlarged prostate, from Harvard Men's Health Watch. The first ED pill, sildenafil ( Viagra ), revolutionized the treatment of ED but it took four years for researchers to report that the little blue pill also appeared to reduce symptoms of BPH.

Subsequently, question is, can statins increase PSA levels? Statins Lower Prostate Cancer Marker. But there's no proof statins have this effect, nor is it clear how the drugs might fight cancer. High blood levels of PSA (prostate-specific antigen) can signal prostate cancer, although other benign conditions also raise PSA levels.


Marjorie Lewis   |   Member since 2010  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In this regard, what medications can increase PSA levels?

In a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a Stanford team led by urologist Joseph Presti, MD, describes its finding that certain widely prescribed medications - including statin drugs such as Lipitor (atorvastatin) and Zocor (simvastatin), and nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such.


Hope Ward   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Does Tamsulosin help erectile dysfunction?

Flomax ( tamsulosin hydrochloride) and Cialis (tadalafil) are used to treat the symptoms of a prostate gland condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland) and Cialis is also used for treating impotence ( erectile dysfunction, or ED ).


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Paula Dobson   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

Does stress affect PSA levels?

For perceived stress on the PSS, 6.9% of men had an elevated score. Finally, men with low stress had screening rates of 56.1%, while those with high stress levels had much lower PSA screening at 39.1%.


Melanie Garner   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

Can Flomax cause erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs Taking ED drugs with tamsulosin can cause very low blood pressure.


Francesca Harper   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

What is the best alpha blocker?

Alpha blockers are the most effective, least costly, and best tolerated of the drugs for relieving LUTS. Four long-acting alpha 1 blockers are approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treatment of symptomatic LUTS/BPH: terazosin, doxazosin, tamsulosin, and alfuzosin.


Phillip Drew   |   Member since 2020  |  ✔ Verified

How long should I take silodosin?

It is usually taken with food once a day. Do not take silodosin on an empty stomach. Take silodosin at around the same time every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand.


Elijah Cassidy   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What should you not drink with prostatitis?

Foods to avoid in a prostatitis dietCaffeine. Alcohol. Spicy Foods can contain capsaicin, which can increase rectal sensitivity in men with irritable bowel syndrome. High sodium intake may increase the urinary tract symptoms associated with prostate disease.


Tania Richardson   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

Does an enlarged prostate affect a man sexually?

If you have an enlarged prostate, or BPH, you may experience sexual problems. But there are treatments that can help. Studies have shown a connection between BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and erectile dysfunction (ED). "It's a complicated story, but men who get BPH often get ED.


Makenzie Thorpe   |   Member since 2019  |  ✔ Verified

Are PSA tests accurate?

The test doesn't always provide an accurate result. An elevated PSA level doesn't necessarily mean you have cancer. And many men diagnosed with prostate cancer have a normal PSA level.


Jacob Ventura   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

Is Cialis bad for your prostate?

FDA Approves Cialis to Treat Enlarged Prostate. It may also be used to treat men who have both enlarged prostate and erectile dysfunction (ED) at the same time. Cialis is the first ED drug to be approved for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).


Hayden Appleton   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Does caffeine affect PSA test?

In our patient cohort, however, we found no evidence that coffee consumption was related to clinical parameters such as disease stage, Gleason grade, or PSA level at diagnosis. Our study also showed that coffee consumption was associated with a 31 percent lower risk of death from other causes.


Percy Robinson   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

Can PSA levels go down?

PSA levels can be confusing. They can go up and down for no obvious reason. They can rise after treatment. And levels tend to be higher in older men and those with large prostates.


Martha Windsor   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

What is the average PSA for a 70 year old?

The median serum PSA level (5th to 95th percentile) for the entire cohort was 1.9 ng/mL (0.38.9 ng/mL). The median PSA levels (5th to 95th percentile) rose from 1.6 ng/mL (0.47.5 ng/mL) in men aged 7074 years up to 2.8 ng/mL (0.118.0 ng/mL) in men aged 90 years and over (Box 2).


Madelyn Clifford   |   Member since 2010  |  ✔ Verified

How do you lower PSA levels quickly?

Tips for Naturally Lowering PSA LevelsEat more tomatoes. Tomatoes have an ingredient called lycopene that's known to have health benefits. Choose healthy protein sources. In general, going for lean proteins, like chicken, fish, and soy or other plant-based protein, is better for overall health. Take vitamin D. Drink green tea. Exercise. Reduce stress.


Sonya Shea   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Is Viagra an alpha blocker?

Viagra and Alpha-blocking Agents Used Together. Therefore, VIAGRA doses above 25 mg should not be taken within 4 hours of taking an alpha-blocker." This precaution is important because many men on alpha-blocking agents for BPH are also taking the drug Viagra for erectile dysfunction.


Jazmin Ralph   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

How high can PSA levels go with prostatitis?

In the men with a PSA velocity of 4.0 ng/mL per year or higher, 13% had cancer on their first biopsy and 13% had prostatitis. Prostatitis-associated PSA rises are not a rare occurrence, Dr. Eggener said, with about 15% of the men in the study having high PSA velocities due to the condition.


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