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Summary for Patent: 5,942,519
|Title:|| Prevention of precipitated acute urinary retention|
|Abstract:||This invention is concerned with the prevention of precipitated acute urinary retention in a subject male susceptible thereto by the administration of an inhibitor of 5.alpha.-reductase to the subject. The present invention also provides for a method of reducing the risk of precipitated acute urinary retention by the administration of a 5.alpha.-reductase inhibitor to the subject at risk therefor.|
|Inventor(s):|| Waldstreicher; Joanne (Scotch Plains, NJ) |
|Assignee:|| Merck & Co., Inc. (Rahway, NJ) |
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|Merck||PROSCAR||finasteride||TABLET;ORAL||020180-001||Jun 19, 1992||AB||RX||Yes||Yes||► Subscribe||► Subscribe||► Subscribe||TREATING PRECIPITATED ACUTE URINARY RETENTION WITH FINASTERIDE|
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