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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or Lower Urinary Track Symptoms
and you are
over 50
years old
This is a second phase trial assessing
efficacy and side effects of the new treatment.
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The purpose

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and its related symptoms are a common condition that affects nearly half of men over age 50 and 90% of men over 80. Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) caused by BPH can be very troublesome, affect an individual's quality of life significantly, and are costly. his Phase 2 clinical research trial is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to compare the treatment effects of onaBoNT-A 200 U versus 0.4 mg per day of oral tamsulosin in male Veterans diagnosed with moderate to severe LUTS [American Urologic Association Symptom Score (AUASS) equal to or greater than 8] associated with BPH. A total of 74 volunteers will be recruited to participate in this clinical trial. Volunteers will include only males who are greater than 50 years of age and diagnosed with LUTS associated with BPH. They are Veterans who visit the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Houston (MEDVAMC). There are no eligibility restrictions as to race or ethnicity.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: onaBoNT-A + placebo
  • Drug: Tamsulosin + placebo

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01589263. The sponsor of the trial is VA Office of Research and Development and it is looking for 20 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
OnabotulinumtoxinA (onaBoNT-A) vs Oral Tamsulosin for BPH & LUTS (#02-10-10-05)