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PROSCAR 5 mg 28 tab / Finasteride Accord

PRODUCT: PROSCAR 5 mg 28 tab
MANUFACTURER: MSD
Generic Name: finasteride
Quantity: 5mg/ml
Pack: 28 Tabs
Active SUBSTANCE: Finasteride

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PROSCAR 5 mg 28 tab / Finasteride Accord

Proscar is a prescription drug that is used to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, medically known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) among men. Proscar checks the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) among males. DHT is responsible for causing enlarged prostate. Therefore, the decreased levels of DHT in your body will check the enlargement of the prostate gland. The active ingredient in Prscar is Finasteride and is manufactured by Merck and Co. In most men, Proscar has been successful in being able to reduce the size of the prostate gland, thereby, helping them to get rid of symptoms of an enlarged prostate.

Available in a single dosage of 5mg, Proscar should be stored in airtight containers and should be kept away from sunlight and moisture. Because of the possible harm to the fetus, Proscar should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or who is planning to become pregnant and should be kept out of the reach of children.

Conditions Treated By Proscar

Proscar is primarily used to treat symptoms of BPH or enlarged prostate in men. By controlling the conversion of testosterone hormone into DHT, this drug checks the enlargement of prostate.

Proscar Dosage Information

a.) Typical Dosage Recommendations

This medicine is available in a single dose of 5 mg. Take this as per the doctor’s prescriptions. Never take this medicine without the recommendations of a doctor or a physician. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Proscar is usually taken once every day. Do not discontinue the medicine without consulting the doctor who has prescribed it to you. The medicine should be taken in the same time every day. The medicine takes some time to show results. Ideally, it takes about 6 to twelve weeks to show its results. Therefore, you will have to wait patiently in order to realize its benefits.

b.) Missing A Dose

It is advisable to take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If there is a time lapse of too many hours and if the time of the next dose is very close by, it is advisable to skip the missed dose and wait for the next dose. Do not take an extra tablet to make up for the missed dose. This can be harmful for your health. Do not adjust a dose of Proscar without consulting your doctor.

c.) Overdosing

Seek immediate medical help if you have taken an extra dose of Proscar. Taking an extra dose of this medicine is risky.

Proscar Warnings

Just like all other prescription drugs, this medicine too should be taken with caution. Never take this medicine independently, without a prior consultation with a doctor or a physician. When your doctor is prescribing this medicine to you, make sure you have told the doctor about the medicines you are already taking. Also, tell your doctor if you are suffering from any of the conditions mentioned below:

If you are allergic to Finasteride. If you are allergic to any other thing, you should tell that to your doctor.
If you are suffering from liver functioning disabilities like liver failure, cirrhosis of liver or any other type of infection in the failure.
If you are suffering from any type of urinary problem like problem in urinating or if there is a problem in your urethra.
If you are suffering from prostate cancer.
If there is a problem in your bladder muscle.
The medicine can become very dangerous if it handled while it is crushed or if the protective film around it is broken. Other than this, make sure that this medicine is not being handled by a woman who is pregnant or who is planning to become pregnant. This medicine can cause severe deformities in infants if it is consumed by a pregnant woman. Also make sure that a woman who is breast feeding does not come in contact with this medicine. This medicine can lead to deformities in the genitals of infants if it passed on to them through the mother’s breast milk. Make sure that the medicine is out of the reach of children. If any person comes in contact with this medicine, wash hands immediately with soap and water to get rid of the medicine from the surface of the skin.

Pharmacokinetics:

As it is present in the film-coated tablet form so its mode of administration is oral. The main oral bioavailability of it is approximately 65 percent. The absorption of finasteride is not affected by food or any meal. At steady – the state with 1 mg per day finasteride, the mean peak concentration of finasteride was 9.2 ng per ml ( 25 nmol per L), so the plasma concentration increased by 47 percent to 54 percent following 2.5 weeks of continued daily administration. The volume of distribution of finasteride is 76 L. its plasma protein binding is 90 percent. the drug has been found to cross the blood-brain in the barrier, whereas levels in semen were found to be undetectable.

Finasteride is extensively metabolized in the liver, first by hydroxylation via CYP3A4 and then by aldehyde dehydrogenase. It has many metabolites but there are two major metabolites, which are the tert – butyl side chain monohydroxylated and monocarboxylic acid metabolites. These metabolites show approximately 20 percent of the inhibitory activity of finasteride on 5 alpha-reductase. Hence, the metabolites of finasteride are not particularly active. Its concentration in the blood is at the maximum at a peak after taking its 4 hours. The drug has a terminal half-life of 5 to 6hours in adult men (18 – 60 years of age ) and a terminal half-life of 8 hours or more in elderly men (more than 70 years of age ) it is eliminated as its metabolites 57% in the feces and 40% in the urine.

Proscar Side Effects

Proscar can produce side effects. If you find out that you are suffering from any type of side effect after having this medicine, report immediately to the doctor who has prescribed it to you. Here are some of the common side effects of this medicine.

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