Phytotherapy benign prostatic hyperplasia in persons with diabetes mellitus


Ю. М. Гурженко
В. В. Спиридоненко


The objective: to evaluate the possibility of the long-term monotherapy with the Gentos Forte® in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) of the 1-th degree on the background of diabetes mellitus (DM) of the 2nd type.

Patients and methods. The advisory polyclinic SI «Institute of Urology of NAMS of Ukraine» was observed 95 men. The first group (n=31) consisted of persons with symptoms of BPH 1 tbsp. against the background of verified diabetes type II (mean age 54,8±1,3 years) who received monotherapy Gentos Forte® (Bittner Pharma). Group II (n=34) comprised patients with the same condition (mean age 55,6±1,0 years) treated with monotherapy Cucurbita pepo globulin 600 mg/day. History of the disease duration on diabetes type II averaged 8,1±0,7 years; for BPH – an average of 6,3±0,5 years. In the III group included 30 patients with BPH of age who are not receiving any treatment in tech 1 year. Conducts clinical (questioning by IPSS, QoL, and compliance to the International Index of Erectile Function) and additional (transrectal ultrasound of the prostate research) study of pre– and after 3 months from the beginning of the observation.

Results. A clinical (survey on IPSS, QoL, compliance and the International index of erectile function) and additional (transrectal ultrasound of the prostate) researches were before and after 3 months from the beginning of observation. The results of the study indicate that monotherapy with Gentos Forte® is a reliable alternative in individuals with a clinical Association of BPH and DM, and the effectiveness of this therapy may depend on the severity of the process and the duration of the assigned therapy.

Conclusions. 1. Clinic of benign prostatic hyperplasia in patients with diabetes type 2 diabetes, is characterized by severe symptoms of lower urinary tract symptoms, with a decrease in erectile function and requires a conservative treatment in view of the pathogenesis of the disease.

2. Monotherapy Gentos Forte® carried out within 90 day, helped to reduce the manifestations of lower urinary tract symptoms by 33.4% (in the II group – 14.9%), improving the quality of life index of 44.7% (in the II group – 16.0%), as well as a decrease in prostate size in 54.8% of subjects at 14,7±0,4% cm3 (p <0.05).

3. Application Gentos Forte® at 58.6% (p<0.05) persons of the I group promoted the optimization of Erectile Function (IIEF questionnaire according to) in the period after the 90 monotherapy.

4. Monotherapy in patients I-th group was characterized by a high compliance (other than according to the physician survey – 93.5%, patient – 90.3%) and lack of adverse events in 100% of cases.


How to Cite
Гурженко, Ю. М., & Спиридоненко, В. В. (2016). Phytotherapy benign prostatic hyperplasia in persons with diabetes mellitus. Health of Man, (3(58), 120–126.
Author Biographies

Ю. М. Гурженко, ГУ «Институт урологии» НАМН Украины, г. Киев

 Yu. Gurzhenko

В. В. Спиридоненко, ГУ «Институт урологии» НАМН Украины, г. Киев

 V.V. Spiridonenko


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