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Should men on adt take a 5ar-inhibitor  when treating prostate cancer?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology
7 doctors agree
In brief: No
If you're already on adt, your testosterone is close to zero.
5 ari's only block the conversion of testosterone to dh-testosterone. So it is not only not fda approved, it won't help.

In brief: No
If you're already on adt, your testosterone is close to zero.
5 ari's only block the conversion of testosterone to dh-testosterone. So it is not only not fda approved, it won't help.
Dr. Jesse Mills
Dr. Jesse Mills
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4 doctors agree
In brief: Not at this time
While some phyiscians do prescribe a 5 Alpha reducatse inhibotr when putting a ptainte on adt for prostate cancer, there is currently no proven advantage.
What is more important is that currecnt recommendations are for men on adt to have therapy done intermittently. You should disucss this with our urologist to make sure it is the correct apporach for your care.

In brief: Not at this time
While some phyiscians do prescribe a 5 Alpha reducatse inhibotr when putting a ptainte on adt for prostate cancer, there is currently no proven advantage.
What is more important is that currecnt recommendations are for men on adt to have therapy done intermittently. You should disucss this with our urologist to make sure it is the correct apporach for your care.
Dr. Howard Adler
Dr. Howard Adler
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Compicated
It is not to my knowledge fda approved for that use.

In brief: Compicated
It is not to my knowledge fda approved for that use.
Dr. Richard Levin
Dr. Richard Levin
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