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Was on flomax (tamsulosin) for bph. What is better saw palmetto or beta-sitosterol, and how many mg per day. What other ingredients should it have?

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In brief: 320 mg/day (s.p.)

There is conflicting and contradictory research about the benefits of saw palmetto for prostate symptoms.
Some research has shown that saw palmetto might modestly improve symptoms such as going to the bathroom at night in some men. But higher quality and more reliable research seems to indicate that saw palmetto has little or no benefit for reducing these symptoms. Any benefit is modest at best.

In brief: 320 mg/day (s.p.)

There is conflicting and contradictory research about the benefits of saw palmetto for prostate symptoms.
Some research has shown that saw palmetto might modestly improve symptoms such as going to the bathroom at night in some men. But higher quality and more reliable research seems to indicate that saw palmetto has little or no benefit for reducing these symptoms. Any benefit is modest at best.
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