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Prostate Cancer

Effects of Proscar on PSA Results

07/26/2004

Question:

After taking proscar for 6 months, what percentage decline can one expect, and how accurate is it, or can the percentage decline vary?

Answer:

The decline in PSA is about 50% and occurs in about 3 months.  It is a reproducible decline.

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Response by:

Martin I Resnick, MD Martin I Resnick, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University