Experienced doctors know all kinds of drugs for prostatitis. This disease is often caused by bacteria and viruses, so the basis of treatment is the use of antimicrobial drugs. Prostatitis is acute and chronic. It is manifested by impaired urination and defecation, weakness, malaise, sexual dysfunction, and low fever.
What groups of drugs
There are many methods of treatment for prostatitis. The following classes of drugs are most commonly prescribed:
- anti-inflammatory; pain reliever
- antispasmodic; enzymes
- alpha blockers.
Antibiotics are prescribed for acute prostatitis. Usually these are broad spectrum antibiotics. The choice of the drug is determined by the type of pathogen and its sensitivity. The most effective drugs are those that penetrate well into the prostate gland. These include macrolides, fluoroquinolones, tetracycline.
Antibiotics are available in injection solutions and tablets. The course of treatment is 2-4 weeks. Dosage is selected by the attending physician. Many beta-lactam and aminoglycoside antibiotics are not effective against acute bacterial prostatitis.
In the case of a mild illness, treatment is carried out on an outpatient basis.
Macrolide is in great demand. Most often, drugs from the tetracyclines group are prescribed. For chronic prostatitis, an antibiotic is combined with a beta blocker. When taking the drug, dysbacteriosis may develop, so eubiotics are prescribed in parallel.
Medicines for chronic prostatitis include immunostimulants. They also include suppositories that have antiviral effects.
Personal intolerance is a contraindication to the use of these funds. Side effects are rare. Allergic reactions are possible.
Some of the drugs in this group are sold by prescription. The drug increases immunity in prostatitis against mycoplasmosis, chlamydia, trichomonas, herpes and other urogenital infections.
Preparations of plant and animal origin
For prostatitis, you can drink natural herbs. The ingredients of these drugs for prostatitis include plants such as mulberry, psyllium, fish lettuce, velvet pea, argyrea, tribulus, parmelia, anchee, and others. Others.
Complex treatment of prostatitis often includes a drug made from pumpkin seeds. An animal drug containing prostate extract that helps to cure sick men. The drug is administered rectally. It is possible to use the drug inside in the form of tablets. Indicated is a form of chronic prostatitis, widely used after prostatectomy. Side effects are rare.
The use of antispasmodics and NSAIDs
A pain reliever used to fight inflammatory prostatitis. The most commonly prescribed NSAIDs. These drugs reduce inflammation by inhibiting cyclooxygenase. Many men benefit from pain relievers.
Antispasmodics of no less demand. These drugs remove the muscle spasm of the prostate gland, making the general life of the patient easier. Antispasmodic drugs are prescribed for acute prostatitis or during an exacerbation of chronic inflammation.
Not all men know what prostatitis to take. Often a drug is prescribed, in the form of lozenges. The drug has anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It is used to treat men with acute and chronic prostatitis.
Personal intolerance is a contraindication. The drug is dispensed without a prescription. This drug is poorly tolerated in people with congenital galactosemia and lactase deficiency. It is effective if disruptive phenomena are observed against the background of an enlarged prostate gland.
Possible side effects include nausea, heartburn, and stomach pain. For the treatment of chronic prostatitis caused by Trichomonas, antibacterial drugs based on metronidazole and tinidazole are used. In the case of a fungal infection, antispasmodic drugs are prescribed.
The best prostatitis drug is not enough to cure it. Additional methods of treatment for the patient are:
- physical therapy;
- massage the prostate gland;
- abstain from sex;
- gentle nutrition;
- mud therapy;
- hot tub;
Along with the use of drugs for prostatitis in men, physical therapy is performed. It is indicated in the remission phase when pain subsides. Electrophoresis, UHF therapy, or ultra-high frequency radiation therapy is performed. Bathing has been shown to help eliminate pain. If urine is retained, a catheter may be needed.
To eliminate intoxicating symptoms, infusion therapy is performed. Vitamins are prescribed as a supplement. Medications to treat prostatitis in men are not always effective. Surgery may be required (abscess incision, drainage, diverticulectomy).
With the form of congestive inflammation, it is necessary to increase mobility and normalize sex life. Therefore, many drugs are used to treat prostatitis. Only a doctor should choose them.