Finar 5mg Tablet

icon
Yaher Pharma

Composition for Finar 5mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required
Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
55
₹5.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Finar Tablet

uses

Uses of Finar Tablet

Finar 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
It is also used at a lower dose to prevent hair loss in men.
uses

Side effects of Finar Tablet

Common

Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

uses

How to use Finar Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Finar 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Finar Tablet works

Finar 5mg tablet blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes the prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine. It works in hair loss by stimulating hair growth.

In Depth Information on Finar Tablet

Expert advice for Finar Tablet

  • Do not start or continue finasteride and consult your doctor, if you have liver disease, if you have to undergo prostate specific antigen assay or if you notice breast enlargement and tenderness.
  • Caution should be maintained by women, children and adolescents while handling leaking finasteride capsules, because the active ingredient can be absorbed through the skin. 
  • Wash the affected area immediately with soap and water if there is any contact with the skin. Use a condom during sexual intercourse.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Finar 5mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Finar 5mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Finar 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
SAFE
Finar 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
icon
Kidney
SAFE
Finar 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Finar 5mg Tablet is recommended.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Amcard 5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet, Cilogard 10mg Tablet, Amdepin 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Finasteride, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Finar 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Finasteride

Q. Is finasteride a steroid?
No, it belongs to class of medication called 5-alpha reductase inhibitors
Q. Is finasteride FDA approved?
Finasteride is approved by FDA. for the treatment and control of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in patients with an enlarged prostate and also in treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia)
Q. Is finasteride 5mg/Proscar/finasteride 1mg safe?
Finasteride 5mg/Proscar/finasteride 1 mg is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is finasteride available as over the count drug?
No, it is available as prescription drug
Q. Is finasteride is available in India?
Yes, finasteride is available in India
Q. Can I take proscar for hair loss?
No, Proscar (finasteride 5mg) is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
Q. Can finasteride regrow hair?
Finasteride (1 mg)/Propacia (1 mg) is used in the treatment of male pattern hair loss
Q. Does finasteride cause depression/infertility/weight gain/ impotence/lower testosterone/lower blood pressure/shedding?
Finasteride may cause impotence, infertility. Always follow doctor's advice regarding possible side effect.
Q. Why is Finar fortified with topical minoxidil?
Use of Finar is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of hair loss (alopecia), however, the oral Finar is associated with side effects like decreased libido, sexual dysfunction, and gynecomastia. A topical preparation of minoxidil topical fortified with Finar could be quite useful as both are useful in hair loss treatment and minoxidil topical would also help in better absorption of finasteride due to its vasodilator property.
Q. Can I take Finar with Tamsulosin?
Yes, Finar can be taken with Tamsulosin. This combination is safe, well tolerated and works well in decreasing the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Tamsulosin relaxes the bladder muscles which helps in free passage of urine and provides immediate relief and Finar decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For Finar 5mg Tablet

Substitutes for Finar Tablet

Finacet 5mg Tablet
Kivi Labs Ltd
₹8.95/Tablet
63% costlier
Finflow 5mg Capsule
Swati Spentose Pvt Ltd
₹12.0/Capsule
118% costlier
Finabald 5mg Tablet
East West Pharma
₹13.1/Tablet
138% costlier
₹14.7/Tablet
167% costlier
Finast 5mg Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹17.6/Tablet
220% costlier
Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.4
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
doctor
4.4
cross img