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[Prosta Fink Forte capsules in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Multicentric surveillance study in 2245 patients].

[Article in German]

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SmithKline Beecham Consumer Healthcare, Bühl.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN:

Therapeutic use and safety of a pumpkin seed extract were tested in a multicentric clinical trial.

PATIENTS AND METHODS:

2,245 patients suffering from benign prostate hyperplasia (stage I to II according to Alken) received for 12 weeks 1-2 capsules Prosta Fink Forte per day. Urinary symptoms were recorded by the International Prostate Symptom Score according to the American Urological Association (I-PSS), the influence on quality of life has been recorded by a quality of life questionnaire (LQ Index).

RESULTS:

The I-PSS decreased by 41.4%, life quality improved by 46. 1% during therapy. More than 96% of the patients reported no undesired side effects under the treatment with Prosta Fink Forte.

CONCLUSION:

Prosta Fink Forte facilitates an efficient improvement of BPH symptoms, especially in early stages.

PMID:
11025395
DOI:
10.1159/000021344
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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