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FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

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Composition FOR FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

Finasteride(5mg)

food interaction for FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

alcohol interaction for FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

pregnancy interaction for FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

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food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Finasteride 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Finasteride 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.
UNSAFE
Finasteride 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

    Finasteride(5mg)

    Uses

    Finasteride 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) and hair loss

    How it works

    Finasteride 5mg tablet 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. Finasteride 5mg tablet is can also be used in hair loss to stimulate hair growth.

    Common side effects

    Decreased semen volume, Decreased libido, Impotence

    SUBSTITUTES FOR FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

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      Rs. 6.60/tablet
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    • FINAR 5MG TABLET
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      Rs. 5.50/tablet
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      Rs. 55
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    Expert advice FOR FINASTERIDE 5MG 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR FINASTERIDE 5MG TABLET

    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

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    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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)