Finasteride

Details About Generic Salt ::  Finasteride 

Main Medicine Class:: Skin   Sub Medicine Class ::  Trichological Drugs

15M. TRICHOLOGICAL DRUGS in 15. SKIN
FINASTERIDE
5ALPHA-REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, SEX HORMONE | DRUG FOR BPH, HAIR REGROWTH STIMULANT
also comes under 10C. Drugs For Prostate Disorders in 10. Genito-Urinary System,  
PK: D: 76 L (Vdss) M: Hepatic E: Feces, Urine

Indications & Dose: ANDROGENETIC ALOPECIA PO Adult 1mg OD >3 months | BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA PO Adult 5mg OD >6 months

Contra: Hypersensitivity, children, suspected pregnancy

Precautions: Hepatic impairment, men at risk of obstructive uropathy

ADR: Serious: postural hypotension, edema, Impotence, hypersensitivity, prostate cancer, Others: libido decreased, weakness, dizziness, rash, ejaculation disturbances, gynecomastia, dyspnea, rhinitis, depression

DDI: Serious Testosterone level increases by drug

Diet: With/without food

Monitor: Objective & subjective signs of relief of benign prostatic hyperplasia