Phytotherapy for chronic prostatitis.

F. C. Lowe, E. Fagelman

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Chronic prostatitis is a poorly defined condition that is difficult to treat; there are therefore multiple therapies. Although there is a paucity of trials using phytotherapeutic agents, plant extracts have been postulated to have anti-inflammatory effects that might be useful in the treatment of chronic prostatitis. More placebo-controlled trials of longer duration in this condition are needed to ascertain whether there is a significant benefit to the use of phytotherapeutic agents for chronic prostatitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-166
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent urology reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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