Cancer

Prostate cancer

About Prostate cancer

The prostate is the gland below a man's bladder that produces fluid for semen. Prostate cancer is common among older men. It is rare in men younger than 40. Risk factors for developing prostate cancer include being over 65 years of age, family history, and being African-American.

Symptoms of Prostate cancer
  • Problems passing urine, such as pain, difficulty starting or stopping the stream, or dribbling
  • Low back pain
  • Pain with ejaculation

Top Medications for Prostate cancer according to our users

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All Medications for Prostate cancer

  • Zytiga
    (abiraterone)
    Prescription only

    Zytiga (Abiraterone) is an effective, first-line option for a certain type of prostate cancer, but it has many drug interactions and may be expensive.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Cortef
    (hydrocortisone)
    Prescription only

    Cortef (Hydrocortisone) is identical to an essential hormone that humans produce and has been proven to work safely.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
    • Suppository
  • Dexamethasone
    Prescription only

    Decadron (Dexamethasone) is identical to an essential hormone that humans produce and has been proven to work safely.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
  • Medrol
    (methylprednisolone)
    Prescription only

    Medrol (Methylprednisolone) is corticosteroid available in many forms (oral, injectable) that's great for controlling the unwanted symptoms from your immune responses and will make you feel better. There are lots of side effects but most of are tolerable or can be managed.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Prednisone
    Prescription only

    Deltasone (Prednisone) is a common oral corticosteroid that's great for controlling the unwanted symptoms from your immune responses and will make you feel better. There are lots of side effects but most of are tolerable or can be managed.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Liquid
  • Cipro
    (ciprofloxacin)
    Prescription only

    Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is a good and cheap antibiotic to treat many types of bacterial infections. However, you have to reduce your caffeine intake, and have to protect yourself from the sun.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Extended release
    • Infusion (iv)
  • Propecia
    (finasteride)
    Prescription only

    Proscar (Finasteride) works great for crown balding, as long as you keep taking it.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
  • Proscar
    (finasteride)
    Prescription only

    Proscar (Finasteride) works well for mild to moderate symptoms of BPH. When men have more severe symptoms, it can be combined with doxazosin or other medicines for added benefits.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill

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