Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Savings Tips

Savings Tips for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Get the latest updates on this condition from the GoodRx medical team.

  • 8 Overlooked Men’s Health Issues

    April 28, 2016

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, so of course we need a close eye on cardiac risk factors in primary care. But what other issues do men face that often get overlooked? Move over breast cancer and menopause—here are some things men, and the people who love them, need to know about.

    1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate: Half of men over 50 will experience symptoms related to BPH at some point.
    2.  See More
  • Generic Avodart for BPH Is Coming Soon!

    October 23, 2015

    Generic Avodart (dutasteride) was approved by the FDA on October 12, 2015, and is coming soon to your local pharmacy!

    Dutasteride is use to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). BPH is a very common condition in men that can cause difficulty when urinating. It involves an abnormal enlargement of the prostate that is not caused by cancer.

    How does dutasteride compare with other BPH treatments?

    Some of the medications used to treat BPH can take several months to fully work while others start to work right away. See More

  • Do Herbal Meds Work for Enlarged Prostate Symptoms?

    June 23, 2015

    Symptoms from an enlarged prostate are a common complaint in older men. While we don’t know exactly what causes it, the changes in male sex hormones that occur with aging appear to play a role.

    Urinary symptoms and sleep disturbance from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) may be easily remedied with medications. The prescription options, like tamsulosin (Flomax), finasteride (Proscar), and Rapaflo, among others, do work but may lead to side effects. See More

  • Top 10 New Drugs Doctors Love to Hate

    May 22, 2012

    Medications that increase health care costs without improving care are silly, and doctors love to hate ‘em. “PharManure” is the brilliant term used to describe these medications. Here is a list my colleagues and I love to hate:

    1. Intravenous acetaminophen (Ofermiv). This intravenous Tylenol (acetaminophen) was just approved. Acetaminophen is already available as a suppository in the event you can’t swallow a pill. See More

  • Propecia for Hair Loss: How to Save Your Hair and Your Money

    April 12, 2012

    Propecia (finasteride) a day works for male pattern hair loss. Hair loss is a huge deal for men, some of whom are willing to pay big dollars for years for their Propecia.

    Daily use of Propecia for more than 3 months is necessary before benefits are observed, so it does work . . . but at a cost. Remember that continued use is recommended to sustain benefit and when you stop, you will see reversal of what Propecia did within 12 months. See More

Copyright ©2018 GoodRx, Inc.

GoodRx is not sponsored by or affiliated with any of the pharmacies identified in its price comparisons. All trademarks, brands, logos and copyright images are property of their respective owners and rights holders and are used solely to represent the products of these rights holders. This information is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. GoodRx is not offering advice, recommending or endorsing any specific prescription drug, pharmacy or other information on the site. GoodRx provides no warranty for any of the pricing data or other information. Please seek medical advice before starting, changing or terminating any medical treatment.

In all states except Tennessee, GoodRx is considered a marketer of prescription discount cards, and is not required to register as a discount card provider. In Tennessee, GoodRx is registered as a Prescription Drug Discount Plan Operator.

Safe Pharmacy