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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 recruite...

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Debruyne, F More by this author
Da Silva, FC More by this author
Gillenwater, JG More by this author
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Journal:
Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie
Volume:
12
Issue:
3
Pages:
384-392
Publication date:
2002-06-05
ISSN:
1166-7087
URN:
uuid:c5440ad5-88a6-47e6-83fd-7323ac176a0a
Source identifiers:
120709
Local pid:
pubs:120709

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