Propecia

Propecia

finasteride

Manufacturer:

Merck Sharp & Dohme

Distributor:

A. Menarini
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Finasteride
Indications/Uses
Men w/ male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) to increase hair growth & prevent further hair loss.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy (or may potentially be pregnant). Women & childn.
Special Precautions
Approx 50% decreased serum prostate-specific antigen in older men w/ BPH. Not to be used/handled by women or childn.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions including rash, pruritus, urticaria & angioedema (including swelling of the lips, tongue, throat & face); depression, decreased libido; sexual dysfunction (erectile dysfunction & ejaculation disorders); breast tenderness & enlargement, testicular pain, hematospermia, male infertility &/or poor seminal quality. Breast cancer.
ATC Classification
D11AX10 - finasteride ; Belongs to the class of other dermatologicals.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Propecia tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
28's (P1,887.59/pack)
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