Finasteride-Teva Special Precautions





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Special Precautions
Take special care with Finasteride-Teva: Finasteride-Teva should not be taken by children and teenagers under the age of 18 years.
If the patient is to have a blood test called prostate-specific antigen (PSA) he should tell the doctor or pharmacist that he is taking Finasteride-Teva as it may affect the results.
The patient should tell the doctor or pharmacist about any medical problems he has or has had, and about any allergies.
Mood alterations and depression: Mood alterations including depressed mood, depression and, less frequently, suicidal ideation have been reported in patients treated with finasteride 1mg. Patients should be monitored for psychiatric symptoms and if these occur, treatment with finasteride should be discontinued and the patient advised to seek medical advice.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Finasteride-Teva: Patients who are intolerant to lactose should note that Finasteride-Teva tablets contains lactose. If the patient has been told by the doctor that he has an intolerance to some sugars, the patient should contact the doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Driving and using machines: Finasteride-Teva is not expected to or known to affect the ability to drive or operate machinery.
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