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Composition FOR FISTIDE 5mg tablet

Finasteride(5mg)

food interaction for FISTIDE tablet

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

    Finasteride(5mg)

    Fistide tablet uses

    Fistide 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.

    How fistide tablet works

    Fistide 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.

    Common side effects of fistide tablet

    Decreased libido, Decreased semen volume, Impotence.

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    Expert advice FOR FISTIDE 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 FISTIDE 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.
    Q. Why is Finasteride fortified with topical minoxidil?
    Use of Finasteride is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of hair loss (alopecia), however, the oral Finasteride is associated with side effects like decreased libido, sexual dysfunction, and gynecomastia. A topical preparation of minoxidil topical fortified with Finasteride 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 Finasteride with Tamsulosin?
    Yes, Finasteride 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 Finasteride decreases the size of the prostate and provides a long-term relief in symptoms.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)