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Fincar (Finasteride) Drug Price and Information

Fincar 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.

Fincar

  Tablet  
Cipla Limited
Generic : Finasteride
 101.92
5mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Fincar (Finasteride) from Cipla Limited

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    Drug Name : Finasteride

    Finasteride(Proscar) generic Fincar 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.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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    Medical condition(s) for which Fincar 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 Fincar

    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 Fincar?

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

    When Should Fincar not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Contraindicated in pregnant women and in patients with known hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Fincar

    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 Fincar

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Fincar

    Store it at room temperature (30°C).



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