Fincar 5 mg Generic Proscar
Fincar 5 mg Generic Proscar is used for the treatment of symptomatic enlarged prostate or BPH (Benign prostatic hyperplasia). It works by shrinking the prostate and reducing the possibility of urinary retention, which is caused by restricted urine flow. Restricted urine flow generally arises if there is the enlargement of prostate. However now you can buy generic for Proscar “fincar 5 mg”
The drug not only reduces the symptoms of BPH, but it also reduces the need for surgery. Sometimes, this drug is also used for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia, or male hair pattern loss, by increasing the growth of hair and preventing further loss of hair from all regions of the scalp. In cases of mild to medium hair loss, it can help in reversing the balding process, but it is unable to restore hair that is lost for a long time period. Fincar is not used for treating hair loss in women.
Each fincar tablet is film coated for oral administration. Each tablet consists of five milligrams of finasteride, along with the following inactive ingredients: Red Ferric Oxide, Docusate Sodium, Hydroxypropyl Cellulose, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Yellow Ferric Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Pregelatinized Starch, and Lactose Monohydrate.
The recommended dosage of Fincar 5 mg generic Proscar is one pill every day. It can be taken with or without food. All the instructions regarding intake of this medicine must be given by a healthcare provider. The medication must not be stopped in between, and any dose must not be missed. Generally, it takes around six months or more by this medicine to reduce the BPH symptoms, since the shrinking of the prostate is a slow process. If it is stopped in between, then the prostate will start to grow again.
If one is hypersensitive or allergic to Fincar, then he should not take this medicine. Women or children must not use this drug. Prior to taking this drug, one must inform his health care provider if he is suffering from problems such as:
- Liver diseases
- Infectious prostatitis
- Prostate cancer.
Pregnant women must avoid any form of contact with crushed or broken Fincar tablet since its penetration through the skin into the body can lead to abnormal development of the external genitalia of the fetus.
Common side effects of Fincar 5mg include:
- Low sex drive
- Premature ejaculation
- Difficulty in achieving orgasms
More serious side effects of the drug include:
- Swelling of the breasts or nipples
- Lumps in the breast
- Sever skin conditions