FINASTERIDE (Venopecia, Proscare) is used to treat enlarged prostate also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in male patients. It’s possible to use the medication as a part of monotherapy to reduce unpleasant symptoms or together with other medicines, prescribed by the doctor as a part of a complex therapy. Intake of this preparation helps to reduce the symptoms and even can remove the necessity of surgery in a patient.
Improves the condition of the patient diagnosed with BPH.
Decreases constant urge to urinate.
Contributes to better urine flow without straining.
Removes the feeling that the bladder wasn’t entirely emptied in the bathroom.
Prevents hair loss in men.
It can also be used to treat excessive hair growth in women and as a part of hormone therapy for transgender women.
It is important to understand the mechanism of action to make the most of your therapy. Finasteride is capable of shrinking the prostate and has the ability to alleviate the symptoms of a prostate disorder. The drug belongs to the group of 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors. When prescribed in combination with another medication it’s often used with an alpha blocker doxazosin. These two can effectively block the prostate enlargement and bring relief to the patient.
The drug copes with such problems such as: poor urine flow, problems during urination, frequent night awakening with the strong urge to visit the bathroom. The treatment course can continue for half a year or even exceed this term to observe the effects of the drug fully. Use it regularly to achieve the desired effect and prevent prostate surgery. When treatment stops the growth of the prostate may continue. Many patients treated with Finasteride were able to avoid surgery.
PACKAGING & DOSAGE
Comes in the form of 1 or 5 mg film-coated tablets. The pack contains 30 tablets. It is usually recommended to take 1-5 mg per day regardless of meals. The dose is the same no matter if you take it as a part of monotherapy or in combination with other medications. The medication should be taken on prescription only.
Adverse reactions are very rare. The person can suffer from decreased libido, lower volume of ejaculate and impotence. If it happens contact your doctor to discuss further treatment with this aspect in mind.
Store in dry place at room temperature. Do not exceed storage temperature higher than 25 degrees Celcius. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep locked and away from children.