Firide

Firide

finasteride

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Finasteride
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
5-mg tab Treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to decrease enlarged prostate, increase urinary flow & improve symptoms 5 mg daily. 1-mg tab Treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia) 1 tab daily for ≥3 mth.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Women & childn. Pregnancy or women who may become pregnant.
Special Precautions
5-mg tab Large residual urine vol &/or severely diminished urinary flow (monitor for obstructive uropathy); exclude prostate cancer (initial & periodic digital rectal exam). Impaired hepatic function. Women should not handle crushed or broken tab when they are or may potentially be pregnant. Lactation. 1-mg tab BPH & impaired liver function.
Adverse Reactions
Impotence, decreased libido & vol of ejaculate, erectile dysfunction, breast tenderness & enlargement, swelling of lips & face, rash, pruritus, urticaria & testicular pain.
ATC Classification
G04CB01 - finasteride ; Belongs to the class of testosterone-5-alpha reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
D11AX10 - finasteride ; Belongs to the class of other dermatologicals.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Firide tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
Form
Firide tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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