Oral Medication

Summary of “What role do pharmaceuticals play in the treatment of Peyronie’s disease and is there a need for new emerging drugs?”

***Trost Commentary and Key Take-Home Points*** This is a great commentary which highlights the significant need that we have for better medications to treat Peyronie’s Disease.  For decades, dozens of medicines, herbals, topicals, and energy types of treatments have been used to try to treat Peyronie’s Disease.  And, with few exceptions, none of them have showed any true promise in …

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Summary of "Evaluation of Oral Pentoxifylline, Colchicine, and Penile Traction for the Management of Peyronie’s Disease"

—Dr. Trost Commentary and Key Take Home Points —  The current study evaluates the combination of traction therapy and oral treatments for Peyronie’s Disease (pentoxifylline and colchicine).  Dr. Carrier is a well-known Andrologist with significant experience in Peyronie’s Disease (and is a great person as well).  This particular study adds value to the concept of using combination therapies for managing Peyronie’s Disease.  There are a few key …

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Summary of "Verteporfin as a Medical Treatment in Peyronie’s Disease"

—Dr. Trost Commentary and Key Take-home Points— This is a great proof of concept study and goes directly after one of the mechanisms that is thought to contribute to Peyronie’s Disease.  The challenge with a therapy such as this, though, is that often, men are not even aware of the condition until the fibrotic tissue has already …

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