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Comparison of a phytotherapeutic agent (Permixon) with an alpha-blocker (Tamsulosin) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia: a 1-year randomized international study

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OBJECTIVE: While the lipidosterolic extract (LSESr) of Serenoa repens--Permixon--has been shown to have an equivalent efficacy to finasteride in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), to date, there has been no valid comparison of phytotherapy with alpha-blockers. The aim of this study was to assess the equivalent efficacy of Permixon and tamsulosin. METHODS: Eight hundred and eleven men with symptomatic BPH (international prostdate symptom score, I-PSS > or = 10) were recruited...

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Journal:
Progrès en urologie : journal de l'Association française d'urologie et de la Société française d'urologie
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2002-06-01
ISSN:
1166-7087
Source identifiers:
120938
Language:
French
Pubs id:
pubs:120938
UUID:
uuid:2ffbd163-d696-4531-90a6-7090977aedf7
Local pid:
pubs:120938
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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