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Proscar
(Finasteride)

Manufacturer : Merck Sharp & Dohme
Formulation : Tablet

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Finasteride
(Generic alternative to Proscar)

Manufacturer : UK Generic
Formulation : Tablet

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What is Proscar /Finasteride used for?

Proscar is a medication that is used in the treatment of an enlarged prostate. Many men over 50 suffer from an enlarged prostate, which can cause difficulties, such as weak urine flow and having to urinate often. Proscar helps shrinks the prostate relieving some of the problems.

How should Proscar /Finasteride be stored?

Keep Proscar at room temperature and protect from light.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Proscar/Finasteride ?

Always follow the exact directions given to you by your doctor. Take Proscar with a full glass of water, with or without food.

When should Proscar /Finasteride not be taken?

Women and children should never use Proscar. Do not let women and children handle Proscar as it can be absorbed through the skin. Tell your doctor if you have an allergic reaction to this medication or to a medicine called dutasteride. Make sure you doctor knows if you have liver disease, abnormal liver enzyme tests, prostate cancer, bladder muscle disorder, stricture of your urethra, or if you are unable to urinate.

What precautions should I follow when taking Proscar /Finasteride ?

Never let women or children take Proscar. Additionally, women and children should not handle Proscar as it can be absorbed through the skin. Even thought women should not be handling or taking Proscar, it can cause birth defects if exposed during pregnancy. If exposed to Proscar, wash the area with soap and water immediately.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Proscar /Finasteride ?

When taking Proscar, be sure to listen to all you doctors restrictions on food, beverages, or activity. Try not to get up quickly when sitting or lying down.

When should Proscar /Finasteride not be taken?

Call your doctor if you experience any signs of allergic reaction. If you notice breast lumps, pain, nipple discharge, or any other breast changes, contact your doctor, as these may be signs of male breast cancer.

Less serious side effects may include: feeling like you might pass out; selling in your hands or feet; pain in the tentacles; impotence, loss of interest in sex, or trouble having an orgasm; abnormal ejaculation; selling or tenderness in your breasts; diz

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