Harvard experts discuss benign prostatic hyperplasia drug treatments (Part 1 of 2)

Harvard experts discuss benign prostatic hyperplasia drug treatments (Part 1 of 2)

A frank discussion of risks and benefits

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common disorders affecting men as they grow older. Yet there is much confusion about the best way to treat this disorder, in part because men taking medications for BPH are also likely to be taking other drugs for common medical problems, which may lead to adverse interactions and exacerbated side effects.

Perspectives on Prostate Disease invited three Harvard experts to participate in a roundtable discussion to share their thoughts about the relative benefits and risks of current BPH medications. Participants included:

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