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Finpecia 1 MG Tablet 15

Finpecia 1 MG Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 87.00

    Uses :

    Finasteride is used to treat urinary problems caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate gland). It decreases the risk of surgery for BPH and minimizes worsening of BPH. It is also used to reduce hair loss and treat male pattern baldness.

    Mode of drug action


    Finasteride prevents the action of 5-alpha reductase. This enzyme helps to convert testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Absence of DHT causes shrinkage of prostate gland. Thus, finasteride helps in the treatment of BPH.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of finasteride are erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, palpitations, rash, facial swelling, breast enlargement and tenderness, nipple discharge, and mood changes.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Use Finpecia with caution in men with urinary obstruction.

    • Finpecia tablet is not recommended for use in women, children, and men with a hereditary problem of galactose inheritance.

    • Don’t use Finpecia medicine if allergic to finasteride in the past.

    • Don’t drive, drink alcohol, or operate heavy machinery as dizziness may occur as a common Finpecia tablet side effects.

    What else should I know?

    1. Does finasteride affect fertility? Finasteride may cause impotence by decreasing the sperm count. Discuss with your doctor if you have concerns regarding fertility before using this medication.

    2. Will the decreased sexual desire, a side effect, continues even after withdrawing the finasteride? Yes, in most of the cases. However, consult a doctor if you have any signs of decreased sexual desire after withdrawing finasteride.

    3. Does finasteride causes prostate cancer? Finasteride doesn’t cause prostate cancer, but it may increase the risk of prostate cancer. Discuss with your doctor about the finasteride benefits and risks before using.

    4. Can finasteride cause breast cancer? Previous studies show that finasteride can cause breast cancer. So, consult your doctor if you have signs such as lumps in the breast, tenderness, and nipple discharge.

    5. Does finasteride available over-the-counter? No. Finasteride is available only with a prescription.

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