Finasteride 1 mg Tablets contain finasteride. Finasteride belongs to the group of medicines called 5- alpha reductase inhibitors.
Finasteride is prescribed for male pattern baldness, also known as androgenic alopecia or androgenetic alopecia. Finasteride prevents further hair loss in men, and is beneficial for men with mild to moderate, but not complete hair loss.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Then take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.
Common side effects include:
These side effects may be temporary and reversible. If they are persistent and become bothersome, please discuss it with your doctor.
Finasteride use in males planning to have children:
Rarely, this medication may cause
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop the medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking or intend to take any other medication, supplements, traditional medications, or herbal remedies.
The above information answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It also does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.