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Drug information on Finster (Finasteride) from Emerge Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Finster

  Tablet  
Emerge Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Finasteride
 29.00
1mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Finasteride

Finasteride(Proscar) generic Finster 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 Finster may be prescribed


Side effects of Finster

   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 Finster?

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

When is Finster not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in pregnant women and in patients with known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Finster

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 Finster

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Finster

Store it at room temperature (30°C).



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