Combination BPH-OAB therapy controls symptoms

January 1, 2007

New York-Men bothered by overactive bladder and prostate enlargement symptoms who are treated simultaneously with the anticholinergic drug tolterodine tartrate extended-release capsules (Detrol LA) and the alpha-blocker tamsulosin (Flomax) report better symptom control and quality of life than do men treated with either one of the medications or placebo, according to a recently published study (JAMA 2006; 296:2319-28).