Binfin 1

Binfin 1 Special Precautions

finasteride

Manufacturer:

Hetero Labs

Distributor:

Medicell Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
General: Caution should be used in the administration of Finasteride in patients with liver function abnormalities, as finasteride is metabolized extensively in the liver.
Information for Patients: Women should not handle crushed or broken Finasteride tablets when they are pregnant or may potentially be pregnant because of the possibility of absorption of finasteride and the subsequent potential risk to a male fetus. Finasteride tablets are coated and will prevent contact with the active ingredient during normal handling provided that the tablets have not been broken or crushed.
Physicians should instruct their patients to promptly report any changes in their breasts such as lumps, pain or nipple discharge. Breast changes including breast enlargement, tenderness and neoplasm have been reported.
Use in Pregnancy: Finasteride is contraindicated for use in women when they are or may potentially be pregnant.Because of the ability of Type II 5α-reductase inhibitors to inhibit conversion of testosterone to DHT in some tissues, these drugs, including finasteride, may cause abnormalities of the external genitalia of a male fetus when administered to a pregnant woman.Women should not handle crushed or broken tablets of Finasteride when they are or may potentially be pregnant because of the possibility of absorption of finasteride and the subsequent potential risk to a male fetus. Finasteride tablets are coated and will prevent contact with the active ingredient during normal handling, provided that the tablets have not been broken or crushed.
Use in Lactation: Finasteride is not indicated for use in women.It is not known whether finasteride is excreted in human milk.
Use in Children: Finasteride is not indicated for use in children.
Use in the Elderly: Clinical studies with Finasteride have not been conducted in elderly men with male pattern hair loss.
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