A 59-year-old male asked:
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as i wean off of flomax (tamsulosin) for bph, how long will it take to get saw palmetto into my system? also should i do an increased dose on the beginning?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Saw palmetto: Saw palmetto also starts eorking after two or three days. An increase in dose is not necessary.
Answered on Jun 25, 2018

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