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Study: Drug Combo Effective for Enlarged Prostate

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Study: Drug Combo Effective for Enlarged Prostate

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Study: Drug Combo Effective for Enlarged Prostate

Study: Drug Combo Effective for Enlarged Prostate

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A new study shows that a two-drug combination therapy can effectively treat enlarged prostates glands, significantly reducing the risk that the condition will worsen. The drugs are doxazosin (brand name: Cardura) and finasteride (brand name: Proscar). Seven million men suffer from the condition. NPR's Richard Knox reports.