A Study to Determine the Improvement of the Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) When Switching Subjects From Proscar to Avodart
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00690950
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2008 by Urologic Consultants of Southeastern PA. Recruitment status was: Enrolling by invitation
Hypothesis: Dutasteride will perform better than finasteride in decreasing prostate volume, improving symptoms based on International Prostate Symptom score,and lower pvr based on the scientific information that dutasteride inhibits both Type I and II 5-alpha-reducatase vs. finasteride which only inhibits the Type II enzyme
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Ages Eligible for Study:
50 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
On finasteride for no less than 12 months
Willing to undergo all necessary test in the 12 month evaluation