Medical therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia: a review of the literature.

@article{Clifford2000MedicalTF,
  title={Medical therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia: a review of the literature.},
  author={Gary M Clifford and Richard D. T. Farmer},
  journal={European urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          2-19
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the existing evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of medical therapy for lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) indicative of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). To assess randomised controlled trials investigating the six alpha-adrenergic receptor antagonists (alpha-blockers), prazosin, alfuzosin, indoramin, terazosin, doxazosin, and tamsulosin, that benefit patients by relaxing prostatic smooth muscle, and the anti-androgen, finasteride, that mediates its more long-term… CONTINUE READING
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