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Finast Tablet

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Overview

Finast Tablet side effects

Common
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunction

How to use Finast 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. Finast Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Finast Tablet works

Finast Tablet is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitors. It blocks an enzyme which is necessary to change testosterone to another hormone that causes prostate to grow. As a result, it helps to shrink the prostate and relieve the symptoms like difficulty in passing urine.

Finast Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Finast Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Finast Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Finast Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Finast Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Finast Tablet is recommended.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Finast Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, Finast Tablet should be used with caution in these patients.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Finast with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Does Finast reduce prostate gland’s size? If yes, how does it work?

Yes, Finast 5 mg decreases the size of the prostate gland in patients of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is a condition in males wherein there is enlargement of the prostate gland. Finast blocks the enzyme responsible for the production of dihydrotestosterone and lowers the level of dihydrotestosterone, which is responsible for increased size of prostate.

Q. How long does Finast take to treat BPH?

You might be able to notice an improvement in your symptoms within a short time. However, it may take 6 months to see the full benefits of using Finast.

Q. Is Finast safe for BPH?

Yes, Finast is safe if taken according to the doctor’s advice. The side effects are usually mild to moderate, and it is very rare to experience serious side effects with Finast.

Q. Does Finast lower prostate specific antigen (PSA) levels?

Yes, Finast can lower PSA levels. Lowered PSA levels can make it hard to detect prostate cancer. However, Finast does not affect the free to total PSA ratio. The ratio can be used as an aid to detect prostate cancer.

Q. Are the side effects of Finast permanent?

No, the side effects like decreased sexual desire and inability to develop or maintain erection usually disappear after Finast is stopped. Also, the side effects disappear if you keep taking Finast for a long time. Consult your doctor if the side effects worry you.

Q. Can Finast cause infertility?

No, infertility has not been reported in patients. But, using Finast may very rarely cause decreased sexual desire, inability to develop or maintain an erection and decreased amount of semen. Consult your doctor if you develop any of these symptoms.

Q. For how long does Finast stay in your system?

Finast stays for about 3-4 days in your body, but this can vary from individual to individual.

Q. Does Finast affect pregnancy?

This medicine is strictly prohibited for women. That being said, pregnant women should not take Finast due to its effect on the fetus. If you are carrying a male baby and take Finast, he may be born with abnormalities of sex organs.

Q. At what time of the day should I take Finast?

You can take Finast any time of the day but try to take it at the same time each day.

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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