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QUANTERRA SAW PALMETTO*PEENUTS*FLOMAX (QPF STUDY)
FORMAT:  RANDOMIZED, PROSPECTIVE, OPEN LAVEL
QUALIFICATION:  ADULT W/AUA SCORE > 8  

 

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THE PROSTATITIS CHALLENGE

 PROSTATITIS:

 Do antibiotics cure the disease or have little more than placebo effect?

 QUALIFY:

No Hx. of previous treatment prior one month.  Absence of medications that are bladder sensitive minimally x one month.

 EXAM

bullet H & P
bullet (+) EPS [ > 10 WBC/HPF] (Independent of Physician, if possible)
bullet Lower Tract Symptoms (+)/(-): See worksheet
bullet Voiding Score:  AUA vs. IPSS
bullet PSA

 RANDOMIZE

SEPT  CIPRO             FLOXIN PROSTATE NUTRITION
1PO BID 500 mgm PO BID 300 mgm PO BID  1 PO BID
Two weeks Four weeks Six Weeks Six Weeks

 

ALL PATIENTS/ALL ARMS

 
bullet Repeat evaluation (H&P)
bullet Review lower tract symptoms and voiding score
bullet Review EPS and PSA

 Patient Satisfaction with Treatment?                  Yes      or         No

 RONALD E. WHEELER, MD
2901 N. Main
Durango, CO 81301 
(970) 259-4081
or
The Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer Center
1819 Main Street, Ste. 401
Downtown Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 957-0007
Toll Free 1-877-766-8400


E-mail: 

~THE PROSTATIS CHALLENGE~

PATIENT NAME: _____________________________________________________________________

PATIENT #: __________________________________________________________________________

PATIENT AGE:_______________________________________________________________________

PARTICIPATING PHYSICIAN: _________________________________________________________

SPECIALTY: _________________________________________________________________________

 

SIGNIFICANT PAST MEDICAL HISTORY
                                                                                     
DATE: __________

CHRONIC PROSTATITIS YES/NO
DIABETES MELLITUS  YES/NO
PREVIOUS HX. OF ANTIBIOTICS YES/NO
HX. OF EPIDIDYMITIS  YES/NO
HX. OF EPIDIDYMO-ORCHITIS YES/NO

 

PSA (PRE-STUDY) DATE: __________ PSA (POST-STUDY) DATE: __________
AUA# (PRE-STUDY) DATE: __________ AUA# (POST-STUDY) DATE: __________
EPS (PRE-STUDY) DATE: __________ EPS (POST-STUDY) DATE: __________

 

LOWER TRACT SYMPTOMS:

     DATE: __________ DATE: __________
PERINEUM PAIN YES/NO YES/NO
INGUINAL DISCOMFORT/PAIN   YES/NO YES/NO
LOWER ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT/PAIN YES/NO YES/NO
SCROTAL DISCOMFORT/PAIN (INCLUDING TESTICULAR) YES/NO YES/NO
PENILE DISCOMFORT/PAIN YES/NO YES/NO
EJACULATORY DISCOMFORT/PAIN YES/NO YES/NO
DYSURIA (PAIN/STINGING ON URINATION)  YES/NO YES/NO
BURNING ON URINATION YES/NO YES/NO
HEMATURIA (MICROSCOPIC) YES/NO YES/NO
HEMATURIA (GROSS) YES/NO YES/NO
BLOOD IN EJACULATE (PER PATIENT) YES/NO YES/NO
DECREASED SEXUAL PERFORMANCE (PER PATIENT) YES/NO YES/NO


ARMS OF TREATMENT
:

SEPTRA DS ~ 1PO BID X 2 WEEKS
FLOXIN ~ 300 MGM PO BID X 6 WEEKS
CIPRO ~ 500 MGM PO BID X 4 WEEKS
PROSTATE NUTRITION ~ 1 PO BID X 6 WEEKS
RANDOMIZATION: CIPRO (1)
FLOXIN (2)
PROSTATE NUTRITION (3)
SEPTRA DS (4)

RONALD E. WHEELER, MD
2901 N. Main
Durango, CO 81301 
(970) 259-4081
or
The Prostatitis and Prostate Cancer Center
1819 Main Street, Ste. 401
Downtown Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 957-0007
Toll Free 1-(877)-766-8400
E-mail:    

 

Neoadjuvant organ confined prostate cancer trial.  SCHERING STUDY

bullet Neoadjuvant treatment improves outcome
bullet Potency can be preserved 
bullet Cost effective regimen
bullet LHRH shots may not be needed

 

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