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Title: The shrinking case for saw palmetto
Author: Ricco, Jason; Prasad, Shailendra
Keywords: lower urinary tract symptoms
symptom relief
alternative medicine
Date: 2012-07
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 61(7) 2012: 418-420.
Abstract: Advise men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) not to take saw palmetto for urinary symptoms. Explain that it has not been found to alleviate symptoms, even at triple the standard dose. Strength of recommendation A: Based on evidence from a high-quality randomized controlled trial (RCT)1 and a 2009 meta-analysis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/14847

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