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User Reviews for Tadalafil to treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Also known as: Cialis, Adcirca, Alyq

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Tadalafil Rating Summary

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8.2/10 Average Rating
77 ratings from 87 user reviews

Compare all 49 medications used in the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

Reviews for Tadalafil

Red · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 22, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “I wrote earlier that adding the .5 mg Cialis combined with the 40mg Flomax gave me great results. BUT, the side effects (which a number of people have reported here ) were a big problem. Bad back aches and head aches after about 3 days of use. But great results with urinary problems of BPH. So I had to quit the Cialis for a few days to get it out of my system. Then started one half of a pill, every other day thinking that I will increase as need. Well never needed to increase. Another words a quarter dose. And great results! Only get up once a night to pee! First time for that in decades. Also although didn’t have a lot of problems with erections for my age, 75, Yes it did improve that too. With just a quarter dose. And NO side effects. Have been on this regimen now for about 3 months. All good! PS. Initially my insurance wouldn’t cover Tadalafil but my Dr, called and explained that it was for BPH and now they cover it.”

10 / 10
Red · Taken for less than 1 month April 23, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “Take Flomax for bph. So so results with flomax. Added .5 TDalifil with good results in 1 day. By 3rd day had to stop due to bad back pain and headache. Have stopped now for a day 35 hrs since last dose and pain gone. I will now try one dose every other day. Will come back to site will results. Great to have all this info. Thanks.”

8 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for 5 to 10 years April 6, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “After taking the drug Cialis I had medium success but over the next 12 hours developed several back pain such that I could barely walk. This continued for several days. I took it again a couple of weeks later ... and the same thing! Have tried again over a period of several years.”

2 / 10
Anonymous April 1, 2020

“I am taking tadalafil efill-5 mg, doctor prescribed it for my enlarged prostate, it works but it has many side effects, I feel noise in my ears, decreased eye sight, laziness etc, I advise to don't take it, but one positive thing it works for sex performance,”

Bell · Taken for less than 1 month March 15, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “I’m a retired pharmacist. Please do not store any medication in the FREEZER thinking it may extend the shelf life. The moisture in a freezer may cause the drug to degrade (think of those bags of veggies you store). Unless otherwise advised, store at room temperature out of strong light.”

My · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 10, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “ Works excellent for erection Has increase length Highly recommended”

10 / 10
Mikexray · Taken for less than 1 month January 21, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “I take the 5mg generic which cost $33.79 for 90 pills with goodrx coupon along with flomax. I now pee like like a champ and empty my bladder completely. No more waking up 5 times a night. The constant urge to pee has disappeared. Most all my prostatitis symptoms have gone away. Took about a week to feel the full benefits. No side effects that I've noticed except being able to keep my 24 year younger wife happy "anytime". I was truly suffering there for a while.”

10 / 10
Walt January 10, 2020

Cialis (tadalafil): “5 mg daily. Wood is back. ”

10 / 10
BL · Taken for less than 1 month November 24, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “Compared to Flomax (Tamsulosin), Tadafadil is a game changer. Doesn’t stop you're erection or stop you're libido.”

10 / 10
Sam October 31, 2019

“Have been taking Tadalafil 5mg for approximately a year for BPH and has helped greatly. The only problem I have found is that different drug manufacturers affect me differently. Some work for me without side effects and others give me headaches and ringing in my ears. I tell my pharmacy and they think that I am just old and don't know what I'm talking about, just blow me off! There is a difference for sure!”

doc · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 15, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “Cialis has helped me immensely with my prostate issues. Highly recommend it. Expensive though. I get my meds from Canada, cheaper.”

10 / 10
Gentle · Taken for less than 1 month October 10, 2019

“Got my first 90-day supply of 5mg Tadalafil( 90 pills) with discount coupon. My Urologist prescribed this for my BPH and minor ED.”

8 / 10
pilotguy · Taken for less than 1 month October 2, 2019

“So after only 3 days of 5mg dose I had to stop taking the Tadalafil. I experienced side effects across the board. Back pain, leg pain, congestion and ringing in the ears. Pain and complications were bad enough that I decided I will resume taking Viagra for my ED. The blue pill is not as effective for me but I experience little side effects. I am disappointed because WOW, the drug really helped me with my low ED problems. Strong long lasting erection! Hopefully you won't experience the problems I did taking Cialis. Good luck!”

8 / 10
doc · Taken for less than 1 month September 22, 2019

“this drug has changed my life. Works great. Solved my issue with urination problems. (and extra bonus helped with ED)”

10 / 10
Darby · Taken for 2 to 5 years September 21, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “I've used Cialis for a couple years since my TURP surgery which left me with not the best results in bed. Well it gets a 10 in that dept, but I do get the backaches. Stretches and yoga take care of that part. I'm 65 years old and bike ride and use the 5mg. ”

7 / 10
Rob · Taken for 1 to 6 months September 12, 2019

“Diagnosed with BPH few years ago, I'm 54, and have tried several medicines (mainly Alpha Blockers), it does work but with a lot of side effects, my urologist suggested Tadalafil, and it is working very well by reducing symptoms of frequent urination urge during night, better flow of urine, and iron erection. Double Jackpot.”

9 / 10
Me · Taken for 1 to 6 months August 27, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “Age 80. Tried Cialis 20mg prn for ED with excellent results. Now on 5mg qd with some improvement in urine flow after 1 month. Also good for ED. Also good for libido since it doesn't take much to get going and improved confidence that I can get the job done.”

10 / 10
Straussville · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 9, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “I was scheduled for TURP invasive surgery for my BPH over 3 years ago. After talking to an East Indian friend of mine who also has the BPH (he's 72). He also opted for Cialis 10mg/daily. I started with 20mg daily but had erections all night long so I cut it to 10mg. I am 73 very athletic and workout with guys 25-35 years old without any feel of being behind them. I watch my weight which I maintain 140 lbs for 5ft.8 height. Instead of weight lifting etc.I do mostly stretching yoga exercises that keep my body toned and not to build the muscles. I look no more than 50 and still do the things (sex etc) like I am 25! Cialis 10mg/daily that I buy at fraction of the cost. It has made me urinate normally and don't have a single side effect as I work out lightly at the Gym 3-4 times a week. Sauna, Jaccuzzi and steam really helps the body after workout.”

Killa · Taken for 1 to 6 months July 7, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “I’m in my 20s on this for BPH symptoms. Works very well, reduced trips to the bathroom in the morning from 3-4 times to just one trip. I’ve been on this medication for 2 months now. In my opinion it’s far superior to flomax for this issue. The added side effect of being able to go round after round in the bedroom is cool as well.”

8 / 10
Biggles · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 19, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “I am 55 and have had BPH for the last 6 years. Was living in France at the time when diagnosed and their approach was to go for surgery. Once I'd read up on that I was like 'no way!' I was 50 not 75. So got prescribed Siladosin which worked well but didn't like the side effects of retro-ejaculation. So after researching on the internet I have been self-medicating 5mg Tadalafil (generic) for the last 4 years. It has made a difference, and I now can go 6/7 hours at night without needing to pee. I was taking it at around 10pm each evening. However, over the last six months I have noticed that it was becoming more difficult to pee during the daytime, so 5 days ago I started taking 1 x 5mg at 10pm in the evening, and 1 x 5 mg at 7am in the morning. This has made a huge difference and I am now a lot more comfortable during the day and my flow has improved.”

8 / 10
Elmoe · Taken for 2 to 5 years June 3, 2019

“No side effects and is effective for BPH.”

10 / 10
Diamond_Cutter · Taken for 1 to 6 months January 16, 2019

Cialis (tadalafil): “I was prescribed Cialis for BPH 5 mg daily and having been 60 years old I welcomed the "side effect" of having monster erections. All that did come with a price though, as about 3 days in to taking the 5 mg dose daily I started experiencing excruciating pain in my lower back and buttock. I did an extensive research in to this matter. I am NOT an MD. I am sharing what I found and what worked for me to rid of my pain and it has not returned since. This is based partially on a study I found and you should check with your doctor before you do this. Full disclaimer... I am sharing this NOT as a recommendation but as what I did and it is strictly for "entertainment purposes only" 1. Discontinue Cialis for 5 days to clear it from your system Do this for 3 days ONLY: 2. Take Aleve 220 mg and Tylenol 325 mg 2 hour prior taking the 5 mg Cialis for 3 days ONLY 3. Discontinue taking the Aleve 220 mg and Tylenol 325 mg after the day 3 4. Day 4 forward continue with the Cialis”

10 / 10
Anonymous · Taken for 5 to 10 years September 27, 2018

Cialis (tadalafil): “I can urinate easily with noticably better flow when I take Cialis 20 mg for ED. I also take flomax. I tried 5 mg Cialis daily for 3 weeks but side effects became too much and I had to stop. The aches and pains were not worth the benefit. If I was an old guy with a young bimbo I would take 5 mg daily to satisfy her. 5mg daily after a week let me have erections on demand. I still use 20 mg occaisionally for ED and it works great and lasts for 2 days. I prefer Levitra 20 mg for ED because the side effects don't last as long.”

6 / 10
Oldguy · Taken for 2 to 5 years July 1, 2018

Cialis (tadalafil): “I fax my prescription to a a Canadian pharmacy and receive a 90 day supply. It is a generic and cost $30 per month. It works tremendously well as I found out when I ran out for a month. Now after a few days back on it I’m doing great again. I’m taking it for BPH but in helps me to have a stronger erection that lasts to climax. No side effects that I notice. I’m in my early sixties. I tried Flonase but it made things worse for me”

10 / 10
charschu June 30, 2018

Cialis (tadalafil): “I was taking the daily 5 mg dose, initially to see if it helped with my BPH symptoms and ED. We found it did virtually nothing to improve my BPH symptoms, but also that it was the only dose my insurance would cover and only if it was prescribed for BPH and NOT for ED! (Go figure!) I continued for about 4 years on 5 mg daily. During that same timeframe, I started experiencing brutal lower back pain during the night, causing sleep loss, and getting out of bed and standing in the morning became almost excruciating. At 68 y/o, I thought it was just age catching up with me. Well, when I recently ran out, I decided to take a break, partly for financial reasons and partly because I wasn't experiencing enough benefits in the ED to justify the pricey copays. MUCH TO MY SURPRISE and delight, my severe back pain disappeared completely in only a few days! What a hard learned lesson! (no pun intended!)”

2 / 10