Signs of prostatitis in men and its treatment with drugs

groin pain with prostatitis

Male prostatitis can be bacterial or non-bacterial. The cause of the first is various pathogens: staphylococci, streptococci, gonococci, etc. Non-bacterial prostatitis occurs due to the influence of factors that cause blood stasis in the pelvic area.

When the first signs of prostate inflammation appear, it is urgent to consult a urologist. Only a specialist can determine the presence and type of prostatitis and prescribe treatment with certain drugs.

Medical treatment of prostatitis in men is considered the most effective solution to get rid of this dangerous disease. Target is:

  • to eliminate the causes of the disease;
  • to stop the inflammatory process in the prostate
  • to relieve pain and convulsions.

There are many groups of drugs used in the medical treatment of the disease.

Groups of drugs

Drug treatment for prostate gland inflammation is performed using different groups of drugs. However, only a doctor decides how to treat prostatitis in men with drugs in each case. Selects the necessary funds depending on the form of the disease, as well as the nature of its course.

In most cases, the treatment is performed with:

  • antibiotics
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • anticonvulsants?
  • Painkillers?
  • hormonal factors
  • alpha blockers?
  • immunomodulators;
  • muscle relaxants.

Drugs used to treat prostatitis are used in various combinations, both in the acute form of the disease and in the chronic stage.

Antibiotics and NSAIDs

Antibiotics are prescribed to kill the pathogenic bacteria that caused the disease and to alleviate an acute or chronic inflammatory process. The release form of these drugs can be tablets, capsules, injections, rectal suppositories.

In men, the treatment of acute prostatitis can be carried out with the following antibacterial drugs from the group of fluoroquinolones, which have a wide range of action.

For the treatment of chronic prostatitis, the use of antibiotics from the tetracycline group or macrolides is recommended.

The average course of using antibiotics for prostate inflammation is 2-3 weeks.

In case of ineffective antibiotic treatment or in case of non-bacterial nature of the disease, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are prescribed.

NSAIDs actively suppress any inflammation, relieve swelling well and have strong analgesic properties. Due to the negative effect of these drugs on the patient's digestive system, short-term courses of their use at weekly intervals are recommended.


With prostatitis in men, there is a reduction in erectile function of the penis. Hormone therapy is prescribed to restore and normalize the endocrine system. It is also necessary to eliminate the inflammatory process in the affected organ.

Alpha blockers

Prostatitis often causes problems with urine. Muscle relaxation is necessary to facilitate the flow of urine. For this purpose, the doctor prescribes the intake of alpha-blockers.

The drugs act on the sympathetic nervous system, which is necessary to control the smooth muscle tone of the bladder and urethra. After taking this group of drugs, the muscles relax, the spasms are eliminated and the urine production is normalized. Resources are also needed to eliminate inflammation and pain when urinating.

Prostatitis is treated with drugs of this group for a long time. They are usually appointed for at least six months.


After taking antibiotics for prostatitis, the body is in a weakened state. Along with harmful microorganisms, the beneficial microflora is also killed. During this period, a man is more prone to infection. To reduce the chance of dangerous consequences, complications, viral and bacterial diseases, the necessary vitamins, elements and minerals are prescribed.

To strengthen the body, the intake of immunomodulators is important. They help increase not only local immunity, but also the protection of the body as a whole.

Muscle relaxants

To reduce muscle tone, muscle relaxants are prescribed. They normalize blood flow so that prostate juice is completely released. Also, funds are able to eliminate the pain syndrome.


When prostatitis occurs, many men experience a strong pain syndrome, pain when urinating. All medications that are treated, to one degree or another, affect the source of the pain. However, they are not always able to fully cope with the unpleasant sensations.

With a strong pain syndrome, they are indicated for relief.

The drugs are available in both tablet and injectable solutions. Doctors note that it is better to act on the source of pain in liquid forms. At their base, enemas are created. The composition quickly reaches the source of the pain, which helps to treat the pain syndrome in a short time.


A feature of prostatitis is not just the appearance of normal changes. With a disease, a man suffers from decreased power, problems with erectile function. The penis is not always ready for intimacy.

Men are starting to worry a lot about this. After all, sexual misconduct for many patients is one of the most serious manifestations of the disease. Therefore, the patient's soul suffers.

Sedatives are needed to restore the nervous system. It is also necessary if in everyday life a man often has to be nervous and experience stressful situations. Such phenomena negatively affect the already weakened organism.

If severe mental disorders are observed, sedatives are required.

It is worth remembering that sedatives are taken for a short time. Ultimately, the body can get used to the constant intake of active ingredients. If you exceed the dosage, then various complications may occur.

Other means

There are also other medications prescribed for prostatitis. But they are not considered basic treatments during treatment.

Anticholinergic drugs are necessary to normalize the process of urination, blood circulation and increase potency.

It is possible to reduce the swelling of the prostate gland tissues with the help of antihistamines. But it is worth remembering that such funds are strong. Therefore, it is prescribed only by a doctor.

All drugs require a specific dosage. It should be issued by a urologist when prescribing the stages of treatment.

Anal suppositories

Medication for prostatitis is performed with the mandatory use of anal suppositories. Suppositories are more acceptable dosage forms, as they act directly on the source of inflammation. In this case, the pain and negative processes are eliminated quickly.

Dissolving in the rectum, the ingredients are delivered immediately from the bloodstream to the diseased organ. That is, the result appears after 15-20 minutes. This is especially true when the pain of inflammation becomes unbearable.

Unlike suppositories, the same tablets or capsules first enter the stomach and then dissolve, pass through the liver, and lose some of their beneficial substances and properties.

In addition, suppositories are considered safer forms of the drug, as they do not affect kidney and liver function.

The variety of anal suppositories is quite large. May contain:

  • anticonvulsants?
  • analgesics?
  • antibiotics
  • beekeeping products;
  • components of the prostate glands of cattle.

Suppositories are almost always based on coconut oil. Thanks to it, the rapid absorption of medicinal ingredients is ensured. Many of the capsules contain vitamins and minerals that help boost immunity.

Some men can only use suppositories, the tablets are prohibited due to diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).

Candles are only inserted after a cleansing enema has been performed. They should be placed at least 2-4 cm. After insertion, you should lie on the bed for about half an hour. The procedure can be performed at home.

There are many medications and techniques for treating prostatitis. But they will only be effective in combination.

Of course, drugs for drug treatment work, but recovery will come much faster if you add to them physiotherapy and folk remedies.