Symptomatic BHP w/ an enlarged prostate to improve urinary flow & symptoms associated w/ BHP causing regression of the enlarge prostate. Decrease incidence of acute urinary retention; surgery including transurethral reaction of the prostate & prostatectomy.
Monitor patients w/ large residual urine vol &/or severely diminished urinary flow for obstructive neuropathy. Malignancies (prostate cancer) should be excluded before treatment. Require digital rectal exam & other evaluations for prostate cancer prior to therapy & periodically thereafter. Evaluate serum prostate-specific antigen conc during treatment. Male patients should wear condom or otherwise avoid exposure of women at risk of becoming pregnant; exposure of pregnant women may risk to male fetus. Lactation.