Properties of drugs used for prostatitis

Inflammation of the prostate has recently been diagnosed more and more often. But if earlier the disease was detected in men over 40 years, today the pathology often appears in young people. The cause can be an infection, viruses, low immunity, a sedentary lifestyle etc. Therefore, medications for treating prostatitis will be different. You can choose the most effective of them only together with your doctor after a thorough examination.

doctor studying a cure for prostatitis

Types of drugs

All drugs come in different dosage forms. With prostatitis in men, injections, tablets, suppositories, ointments and instillation solutions may be used. In the acute phase, injections are prescribed, while drugs for the treatment of chronic prostatitis are most often presented in the form of tablets and capsules. Among them, antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs are mandatory. The former include the most effective drugs such as fluoroquinolones, penicillins and tetracyclines. If a specific infection is identified, other antibiotics may be prescribed.

Anti-inflammatory drugs are used in any form of pathology, namely both in the presence of bacteria and in their absence. Their main purpose is to alleviate inflammation and improve the functioning of the body. You can also take painkillers and vitamins in tablet form. But immunomodulators and drugs to accelerate regeneration are most often produced in the form of injections. Such injections are often prescribed outside the acute phase to restore prostate tissue.

In addition to the above, suppositories and creams for rectal administration are used in the treatment of men. These are the most convenient forms that allow you to act directly on the focus of inflammation. In the form of suppositories, there are anti-inflammatory drugs, painkillers, antibiotics, etc.

instillations for the prostate

In some cases, instillations may be required. The drug is injected into the urethra in a volume of not more than 5 milliliters.

The choice of the form of the drug is carried out only together with the doctor based on the stage of the pathology and its features. It is impossible to replace injections with tablets or suppositories yourself.

The main principle of treatment

For the desired effect, it is necessary to use complex treatment. You can not limit yourself to antibiotics or sedatives. As a rule, the scheme for an acute process includes the following drugs:

  • antibiotics to eliminate pathogenic flora;
  • anti-inflammatory drugs;
  • painkillers and antispasmodics for severe pain;
  • suppositories to relieve local inflammation.
pills for prostate

In addition to the above, drugs of other groups can be used, for example, hormonal agents, alpha-blockers, immunomodulators, muscle relaxants, etc. Each drug has its own duration and dose of use. They are determined based on the properties of the agent and the effect it has.

Antibacterial agents are mandatory when bacterial prostatitis is detected in men. They are taken from one week to two months, for example, in a chronic form. With severe inflammation, injections may be used, but tablets are still more often prescribed. The choice is made based on the available flora and the individual characteristics of the patient.

Anti-inflammatory drugs are also used for any form of prostatitis. They will help relieve inflammation even in the presence of prostate stones. The duration of admission is usually no more than 14 days, but longer courses may be used.

Painkillers are used only in the presence of severe pain. As a rule, a three-day intake in the acute phase is sufficient. Both tablets and injections can be used. In the presence of a chronic process in men, there is no need for these drugs.

prostate injections

Alpha-blockers, as well as sedatives, are used for 2-3 days in an acute process. The same goes for antispasmodics.

At the same time, there are medications that are taken for a long time, regardless of the stage of the pathology. First of all, vitamins, micronutrients for men should be taken regularly and courses of immunomodulators are done twice a year. Hormones are used only as prescribed by a doctor after a thorough examination.

Throughout life, you can periodically take courses using herbal preparations and traditional medicine recipes. They will help normalize gland work and strengthen the immune system, thus reducing the risk of recurrence.

Names of drugs

Among the wide range of drugs, one can distinguish especially those that are very effective and have proven themselves in men with acute or chronic prostate. Very often, an antibacterial agent of the penicillin group is prescribed, which copes well with a large number of bacteria and does not cause side effects.

In addition, other drugs may be used, for example, penicillins in the form of injections, tetracycline in tablets, antispasmodics, such. In addition, there are many analogues, so only a doctor can tell the name of a suitable medicine.

Along with antibacterial drugs, a drug is used that has pronounced antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it normalizes urine flow and blood circulation to the tissues. Promotes the resorption of blood clots and stimulates the work of muscle tissue. Used in the chronic form of the disease. It can also be prescribed after surgery.

Other medicines

In addition to the above, other medications can be used for prostatitis in men. So a medicine is prescribed that is homeopathic, able to relieve inflammation and improve blood circulation to tissues. At the same time, swelling is reduced, cell nutrition is improved, urination and secretion are normalized. Used only as part of complexes. It can be taken for a long time, up to six months. The drug is easily tolerated, without any side effects.

A natural preparation can be described, the composition includes only herbal ingredients, which makes the product safe. Allows you to quickly remove inflammation and normalize gland function.

All medications for the treatment of men should only be prescribed by a doctor after the examination. Each drug has its own indications and features of use. Improper use of them can cause deterioration of the condition and the development of side effects.