This content has not been reviewed within the past year and may not represent Web MD's most up-to-date information. To find the most current information, please enter your topic of interest into our search box. 6, 2011 -- Cialis has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of 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). Commonly known as enlarged prostate, symptoms include difficulty starting to urinate, a weak urine stream, sudden urge to urinate, and frequent urination at night. Eli Lilly's Cialis was approved as an ED treatment in 2003. The new approval is based on clinical trials showing that 5 milligrams of Cialis once a day improve BPH symptoms. At one time or another, we've all had a good chuckle about erectile dysfunction medications like sildenafil (Viagra) and tadalafil (Cialis). But chuckle as we may, these medications are remarkably effective at helping men with sexual and erectile dysfunction. New research and clinical guidelines suggest yet another use for these medications: co-administration with drugs like finasteride (Proscar) or dutasteride (Avodart), which are 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). More specifically, 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors and alpha blockers, another type of BPH drug, do a number on a man's libido and ability to maintain an erection--an adverse effect counteracted by erectile dysfunction meds like Cialis. Moreover, in 2011, the FDA approved Cialis for treatment of BPH symptoms, too (think the difficulty with urination). Thus, Cialis is doubly beneficial in those with BPH! If you have BPH, you probably need no introduction to its inconvenient, annoying and sometimes very serious symptoms.
Cialis tadalafil is a prescription medication used to treat erectile dysfunction ED in men. benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH and ED, or for BPH without ED. If you feel that you need a different dosage, talk to your doctor. Read more on Sildenafil and Tadalafil for Broad Treatment of BPH and Erectile Dysfunction