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Finpecia 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 Finpecia (Finasteride) from Cipla Limited

Finpecia

  Tablet  
Cipla Limited
Generic : Finasteride
 49.50
1mg
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Finpecia may be prescribed


Side effects of Finpecia

   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 Finpecia?

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

When is Finpecia not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women and in patients with known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Finpecia

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 Finpecia

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Finpecia

Store it at room temperature (30°C).



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