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Recent onset of bph. Pcp suggested flomax. A year ago DHT measured 175 ng/dl. Would avodart (dutasteride) be better?

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In brief: Symptoms dictate

Flomax starts relieving symptoms within a few hours by relaxing the muscle tissue in the prostate.
Avodart (dutasteride) works on the glandular portion and may take 3 to 6 months to give a difference in symptoms.You decide.Good luck.

In brief: Symptoms dictate

Flomax starts relieving symptoms within a few hours by relaxing the muscle tissue in the prostate.
Avodart (dutasteride) works on the glandular portion and may take 3 to 6 months to give a difference in symptoms.You decide.Good luck.
Dr. Michael Michaels
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Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Irrelevant

Your dihydrotestosterone level is irrelevant to the treatment of symptomatic bph.
Conventional treatment of symptomatic BPH begins with the use of an Alpha blocker medication with the possible addition of a 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor such as Finasteride or Dutasteride later if symptoms persist.

In brief: Irrelevant

Your dihydrotestosterone level is irrelevant to the treatment of symptomatic bph.
Conventional treatment of symptomatic BPH begins with the use of an Alpha blocker medication with the possible addition of a 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor such as Finasteride or Dutasteride later if symptoms persist.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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