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Astifine (Finasteride) Drug Price and Information

Finasteride (Astifine) is a synthetic antiandrogen, prescribed for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer, and hair loss.  It prevents testosterone conversion in to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body.

Astifine - Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.

Astifine  Tablet  

Generic : Finasteride
10 Tablets
Price Updated on Mar 23, 2023
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Drug information on Astifine (Finasteride) from Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Astifine may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose is 5 mg orally once a day.

Side effects of Astifine

Genitourinary : Impotence, decreased sexual activity, ejaculation disorder, breast enlargement and breast tenderness.

Body as a whole : Weakness and headache.

Heart : Low blood pressure.

Metabolic : Swelling in the extremities.

Central Nervous System : Dizziness, drowsiness and depression.

Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing and runny nose.

How to use Astifine?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.


When Should Astifine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women and in patients with known hypersensitivity.


Warnings and Precautions for Astifine

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of narrowing or blockage in the urinary tract, prostate cancer, trouble in urinating, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It should not be used in children.

Other Precautions for Astifine

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Astifine

Store it at room temperature (30°C).

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