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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.

Drug information on Astifine (Finasteride) from Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.

Astifine

  Tablet  
Gary Pharmaceuticals P Ltd.
Generic : Finasteride
 37.00
1mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Astifine may be prescribed


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.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Astifine?

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

When is Astifine not to 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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