Roughly 50% of all men develop the first signs of BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia) by the age of 50.
Half of those men then go on to develop the full-blown disease and suffer through much pain and discomfort.
Generic Proscar (Finasteride) helps treat and control BPH by shrinking the enlarged prostate, improving urinary flow and treating various other symptoms associated with the disease.
Moreover, Generic Proscar (Finasteride) may make surgery unnecessary and can also be used as a preventative measure against prostate cancer.
How To Use
Take Generic Proscar (Finasteride) orally, once a day. This medication can be taken with or without food. You should take these pills for at least 6 months to make sure the maximum results have been achieved.
If you suspect you have taken too much of this medication, you need to contact your local poison control center and the emergency medical services. An overdose of Generic Proscar (Finasteride) is not expected to be life-threatening.
If you have a missed a dosage of Generic Proscar (Finasteride), take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is near the next scheduled dose, wait until then to take the medication and skip the missed dose. Do not double up on this medication to make up for a missed dose.
Do not share this medication with others, as they may have a condition that is not adequately treated by Generic Proscar (Finasteride).
Store Generic Proscar (Finasteride) at room temperature, below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. KEEP THIS AND ALL OTHER MEDICATION OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed that the taking of this medication is safe, appropriate or effective for you.
Generic Proscar (Finasteride) is generally well-tolerated, but the following common, temporary side effects could occur:
• Feeling like you might pass out
• Swelling in the hands or feet
• Pain in the testicles
• Impotence, loss of interest in sex or trouble having an orgasm
• Abnormal ejaculation
• Swelling or tenderness in your breasts
• Dizziness, weakness
• Runny nose
• Skin rash
• Increase in hair growth
Notify your doctor if any of the above side effects persist or become worse.
Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following serious side effects:
• Breast lumps
• Nipple discharge
• Other breast changes
The above may all be signs of male breast cancer.
Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the following signs of an allergic reaction to Generic Proscar (Finasteride):
• Difficulty breathing
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat
The above is only a partial list and other side effects may occur. Talk to your doctor if you notice any other side effects than the ones mentioned above, especially if they are bothersome.
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Fincar (Generic Proscar)
Fincar 5 mg is a fast and evidently effective treatment for curing male pattern baldness. Its active constituent Finasteride first counteracts the functioning of alpha reductase type 5 which is accountable for converting beneficial substance testosterone into dihydrotestosterone which also known as DHT.
Avodart (Dutasteride) 0,5mg
This medication is used to shrink an enlarged prostate in men with a condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia. It works by lowering amounts of the hormone responsible for prostate growth (dihydrotestosterone). Dutasteride reduces urinary blockage and improves urine flow.