The Brand Name FINCOVER Has Generic Salt :: Finasteride
FINCOVER Is From Company Micro Labs Priced :: Rs. 33
FINCOVER have Finasteride is comes under Sub class Trichological Drugs of Main Class Skin
Main Medicine Class:: Skin Sub Medicine Class :: Trichological Drugs
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Indications for Drugs ::
Male pattern baldness, Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Benign prostatic hyperplasia 5 mg once daily. Male pattern baldness 1 mg once daily
Drug Precautions ::
Undiagnosed prostate cancer, liver dysfunction, obstructive uropathy.
Drug Side Effects ::
Gynaecomastia, decreased libido, impotence, reduction in the volume of ejaculate, testicular pain. Hypersensitivity reactions e.g. swelling of lips and face, urticaria, rashes.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Finasteride is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), thus resulting in decreased serum levels of DHT.
Drug Interactions ::
No drug interactions of clinical importance have been identified. Proscar does not appear to affect significantly the cytochrome P-450-linked drug metabolizing enzyme system. Compounds which have been tested in man have included propranolol, digoxin, glyburide, warfarin, theophylline and antipyrine, and no clinically meaningful interactions were found. Other Concomitant Therapy: Although specific interaction studies were not performed, in clinical studies Proscar was used concomitantly with angiotensin converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, acetaminophen, acetylsalicylic acid, ?-blockers, ?-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, cardiac nitrates, diuretics, H2-antagonists, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), quinolones and benzodiazepines without evidence of clinically significant adverse interactions.