Stercia-5

Stercia-5

finasteride

Manufacturer:

Mega Lifesciences

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Finasteride
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men w/ an enlarged prostate to improve symptoms, reduce the risk of acute urinary retention & the need for surgery including transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) & prostatectomy.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Women & childn. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ liver function abnormalities. Increased PSA levels. Impotence &/or decreased libido. Changes in breasts eg, lumps, pain or nipple discharge. Breast changes including breast enlargement, tenderness & neoplasm. Lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Impotence, decrease libido & vol of ejaculation, ejaculation disorder, breast enlargement & tenderness, rash.
ATC Classification
G04CB01 - finasteride ; Belongs to the class of testosterone-5-alpha reductase inhibitors. Used in the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Stercia-5 FC tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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