Suppository (Belladonna and Opium)
This medication has the dual purpose of dealing with pain and the ureteral/bladder spasm's that accompany the TURP recovery period. This is obviously a strong drug so use as prescribed. If your rectum becomes too sore or eventually spasm's you may want to request an oral drug like Detrol for awhile.
Because of the trauma of the operation and the large quantities of liquids you will be drinking, you may need some form of laxative to promote normal bowel moments, such as a natural bulk-forming one.
Is for treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, the abdomen, the skin, the bones and joints, and the urinary tract, including cystitis (bladder inflammation) in women. It is also prescribed for severe sinus or bronchial infections, infectious diarrhea, typhoid fever, inhalational anthrax, infections of the prostate gland, and some sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea.
For nausea or vomiting.
For problems with sleeping at home.
This is an antibiotic that helps prevent urinary tract infections from occurring.
Some of the many possible pain killers you maybe given.
For symptomatic relief from pain, burning, urgency, frequency and other discomfort of the urinary tract
For symptomatic relief from pain, burning, urgency, frequency and other discomfort of the urinary tract. A hypnotic and sedative.
Even doctors sometimes suggest taking this to aid the functions and health of the prostate. This mineral also plays an important role in prostate health. Like the drug Proscar, Zinc inhibits 5-alpha-reductase. It also decreases prolactin secretion and protects against heavy metals such as cadmium (from car exhaust)--both of which contribute to BPH.
Reported to also aid the functions and health of the prostate. Studies indicate a success rate of 80-90% in the BPH patients tested. Unlike some conventional drugs, Saw palmetto does not cause impotence and shows no significant side effects (Clinical studies show have shown remarkable results when 320mg. of Saw palmetto was taken daily for 30 days). Native Americans used saw palmetto berries to treat urinary tract disturbances. A number of recent European clinical studies have demonstrated that standardized fat soluble extracts of the berry help increase urinary flow and relieve other urinary problems associated with BPH.
Provides the body with vitamins and minerals and may provide a normalizing effect on the prostate.
This herb (weed?) may be more widely used in Europe than Saw Palmetto to treat similar urinary problems. (Webmaster: I find this one interesting because of all the times I suffered the sting of this plant in the forests of Washington State).
Contains high levels of zinc (above), proven to be helpful for most prostate problems. Eating ¼ to ½ cup of raw pumpkin seeds each day has long been a folk remedy for BPH, but now German health authorities have recognized pumpkin seeds as a legitimate treatment. Like Saw Palmetto, the active compounds in Pumpkin Seeds are thought to be related to the fat-soluble constituents that naturally occur in the seed’s oil.
The bark of the Pygeum africanus tree has been used for centuries in Europe to treat urinary problems. In France, 81% of doctors prescriptions for BPH are for Pygeum. Clinical studies have shown Pygeum causes no side effects. (see References page for more info)
Omega-3 fatty acids found in Arctic fish oils and omega-6 fatty acids found in primrose, sunflower, linseed and borage oils produce prostaglandins necessary for prostate health and the inhibition of inflammation.
These three amino acids also have been used to treat urinary difficulties.
Made from a flower, this is reported to be effective for mild depression, such as the kind expected in post-op patients.
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