Generic Propecia (Finasteride)
Propecia
Propecia is used to treat hair loss (male pattern).Also is used to treat prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
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Product Description

Common use
Finasteride is used to treat hair loss (male pattern). It is to be used only by adult men. Finasteride can also be used to treat prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
In clinical studies Propecia was shown to work on both the crown area and the hairline.

Dosage and direction
Take Propecia by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food. Avoid cutting, crushing or chewing this medicine.
Consult your doctor concerning proper dose for you.

Precautions
Before taking Propecia tell your doctor or chemist if you are allergic to Finasteride or Dutasteride; or if you have other allergies.
As this medicament can be absorbed by skin, women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not manipulate this medicine.

Contraindications
Propecia should not be used by women or children as well as by the patients having demonstrated a reaction of hypersensitivity to Finasteride.

Possible side effect
The most common side effects are dizziness, unusual weakness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, blurred vision, runny nose, or problems ejaculating.
Stop using Finasteride and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: penis erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours or longer, severe dizziness or fainting.
A very serious allergic reaction rarely occurs.
In case you notice the effects not listed here, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Drug interaction
Tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use before using this medication.

Missed dose

If you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see that it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take your dose twice.

Overdose
If you think you have used too much of this medicine seek emergency medical attention right away. The symptoms of overdose usually include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.

Storage
Store your medicines at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store them in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.

Disclaimer
We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Propecia

Other names used:

  • Finasteride®

Active Ingredients:

  • Finasteride

How does Propecia work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Therapeutic effect of Propecia(finasteride) is associated with blocking the conversion of testosterone into DHT( dihydrotestosterone) and thus lowers the amount of dihydrotestosterone in the organism. It's considered that DHT is responsible for the developing of male baldness. By decreasing the DHT levels, Propecia helps to stop hair loss. Propecia works only in men and is not approved alopecia in women and children.

Which conditions are treated with Propecia?

Propecia is indicated in male pattern baldness

What should a patient know prior to taking the medication?

Propecia should not be taken:

  • in known hypersensitivity or allergy to any of the medication ingredients.
  • liver diseases
  • in women and children
  • Propecia should be used with caution in prostate gland disease

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The most common propecia side effects include: erectile dysfunction, decreased libido, decreased ejaculate amount. In rare cases Propecia may cause acne, weight gain and depression.

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Propecia?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Drugs used in prostate gland disease treatment

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient:

Propecia is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.