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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Prosfin. Please consult your doctor.
Prosfin is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effe... View More
Information regarding the use of Prosfin during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Prosfin does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Prosfin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Prosfin is recommended.
There is limited information available on the use of Prosfin in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, Prosfin should be used... View More
Prosfin is used to treat hair loss in men. It is used to increase hair growth and prevent further hair loss with male pattern baldness (gradual thinning... View More
Uses of Prosfin
- Hair loss
Side effects of Prosfin
- Ejaculation disorder
- Erectile dysfunction
- Sexual dysfunction
How to use Prosfin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Prosfin may be taken with ... View More
How Prosfin works
Prosfin is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor. It blocks the body's production of a male hormone in the scalp that stops hair growth, thereby reversing the b... View More
- Prosfin is used to increase hair growth and prevent further hair loss in men with male pattern baldness (gradual thinning of hair with receding hairline... View More
- It can take 3 months or longer to see full benefits.
- Pregnant women, women of childbearing age, or those trying to conceive must not even touch crushed or broken capsules.
- It is usually well tolerated. However, it may produce some mild sexual side effects such as low sexual drive.
- If you discontinue the medicine, you may lose the hair you grew while on it.
Male pattern baldness, Benign prostatic hyperplasia
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Benign prostatic hyperplasia Adult: 5 mg once daily for at least 6 mth. Male pattern baldness Adult: 1 mg once daily for at least 3 mth. ... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment not necessary
Children, exposure of pregnant women to finasteride either via direct contact with crushed tab or through semen of male sexual partners who are taking f... View More
Mode of Action
Finasteride is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme 5-alpha reductase which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), thus resulting in decre... View More
Undiagnosed prostate cancer, liver dysfunction, obstructive uropathy. Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown; contraindicated
1-10% Erectile dysfunction (1.3-8.1%),Decrease libido (1.8-6.4%),Breast enlargement (0.5-1.8%),Ejaculation disorder (0.8-1.2%) <1% Breast tendernes... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: X Lactation: Excretion in milk unknown; contraindicated
No drug interactions of clinical importance have been identified. Finasteride does not appear to affect significantly the cytochrome P-450-linked drug m... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More