Proscare 5 Mg
Proscare 5 Mg prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. DHT is involved in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Proscare 5 Mg is used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate.
Proscare 5 Mg may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Drug = Finasteride
Strength = 5 Mg
Manufacture= Fortune Healthcare
How to Take
Take Proscare 5 Mg exactly as your doctor tells you to. Take one 5 mg tablet each day. You can take the tablet either before or after a meal, but try to take it at the same time of day each day. This will help you to remember to take your doses regularly.
Proscare 5 Mg
Decreased interest in sex
Decreased volume of ejaculate (i.e., semen)
Erectile dysfunction (impotence)
Breast enlargement, tenderness, lumps, or nipple discharge
Continued ejaculation problems after stopping the medication
Decreased interest in sexual activity continuing after stopping the medication
Decreased sexual ability continuing after stopping the medication
Infertility or poor quality of semen
Muscle pain or weakness
Signs of depression (e.g., poor concentration, changes in weight, changes in sleep, decreased interest in activities, thoughts of suicide)
Signs of an allergic reaction including (e.g., skin rash, itchiness, hives, swelling of the lips or tongue)
Generic for Proscare 5 Mg (Finasteride 1 Mg) should never be taken by a woman or a child. Finasteride can be absorbed through the skin, and women or children should not be permitted to handle Generic for Proscare 5 Mg (Finasteride 1 Mg) tablets.
Before taking Generic for Proscare 5 Mg Finasteride 1 Mg), tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction to finasteride, or to a similar medicine called dutasteride (Avodart).
Although Generic for Proscare 5 Mg (Finasteride 1 Mg) is not for use by women, this medication can cause birth defects if a woman is exposed to it during pregnancy. Generic for Proscare 5 Mg (Finasteride 1 Mg) tablets should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who may become pregnant. Generic for Proscare 5 Mg (Finasteride 1 Mg) tablets are coated and will prevent contact with the active ingredient during normal handling, provided that the tablets are not broken or crushed. If a woman accidentally comes into contact with this medication from a broken or crushed tablet, wash the area with soap and water right away. Call your doctor at once if you notice any breast lumps, pain, nipple discharge, or other breast changes. These may be signs of male breast cancer.
Proscare 5 Mg are used to treat symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) to shrink the prostate and reduce the risk of urinary retention caused by restricted urine flow as the prostate becomes enlarged. Improving symptoms of BPH with Proscar 5mg tablets also reduces and the need for surgery.
As a side effect of its intended use, Proscar 5 Mg tablets are also used to treat male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) by increasing hair growth and preventing further hair loss from all areas of the scalp, including the front. This can reverse balding in men with mild to moderate hair loss but does not restore hair that has been lost for a long time. Proscar 5 Mg tablets are not used to treat hair loss in women.