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Dear doctor, I have been recommended finasteride for enlarged prostate (bph) . I am diabetic with hbaic 6.5-6.7, BP 120/80 both controlled with medic?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Krick
Urology

In brief: Finasteride

Finasteride is unlikely to have any effect in diabetes or hypertension.

In brief: Finasteride

Finasteride is unlikely to have any effect in diabetes or hypertension.
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Follow advice

Your diabetes and blood pressure is well controlled.
I would follow your doctor advice and take the medication for the bph. If you have concerns, talk to your doctor.

In brief: Follow advice

Your diabetes and blood pressure is well controlled.
I would follow your doctor advice and take the medication for the bph. If you have concerns, talk to your doctor.
Thank
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