Trial of commercially available herbal medication may reduce severity of urinary symptoms such as frequent urination or inability to urinate

Please note: This trial has finished recruiting and is not accepting new participants.

Research Center: Applied Science and Nutrition
Location: 188 James Street, New Farm, Brisbane QLD(click for map)
Lead Physician:Dr Elizabeth Steels    
Ethics Committee: Approved by the Australian College of Natural Medicine Human Research Ethics Committee


Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) stem from obstruction of the urethra and gradual loss of bladder function, which results in changes or problems with urination. This can include a hesitant, interrupted weak stream, incomplete emptying , urgency, leaking or dribbling, more frequent urination (especially at night), and can increase risk of sexual dysfunction. The trial medication is a natural herbal treatment already approved for sale.

Benefits of Participation

  • The trial medication may reduce the severity of urinary symptoms such as inability to urinate, urinary hesitancy, frequent urination, painful urination, increased risk of urinary tract infection.
  • The trial medication may reduce the severity of any sexual dysfunction symptoms.
  • The trial medication will be provided at no cost, and upon completion participants will receive 6 months supply of the medication at no cost.
  • Participants’ health will be monitored by qualified health professionals.

Who Can Participate?

  • Males aged 18 to 80, whom
  • That have been diagnosed with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), and
  • Are not currently using a drug or natural therapy for BPH or other urinary symptoms.


What Next?

  1. Click the link below to enter your contact details and answer some eligibility questions.
  2. The research centre will then contact you by phone to discuss the trial and answer your questions.
Click Here to Enter Your Contact Details and Be Contacted by Phone About the Trial

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