Type II 5α-reductase inhibitor; 5α-reductase, an enzyme which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
Before taking Finasteride if you have any allergies bring it to notice of your doctor or pharmacist. The product may contain some inactive ingredients, which has the ability that may lead to allergic reactions. Fenasteride should not be handled by women’s who are pregnant or who are willing to be pregnant because of hazard to male fetus. Do not take Finasteride with alcohol. Do not take it before driving or in the conditions where you don’t know how to react. Finasteride should not be used by children.
Before intake of finasteride its always recommended to check the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist or Doctor before and each time you get a refill. Consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately if have any concern with the intake of medication. Take this medication by mouth, with or without food, usually once in a day, or as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. If the medication or a tablet is crushed or broken, it should not be touched or handled by a woman who is pregnant or by a woman who is on urge of pregnancy. Use of this medication should be done on regularly basis in order to get the most advantage from it. Remember to use it at the same time each day. Do not ever stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor if so you need to consult the doctor as it will be not at all effective if you stop it. It will or may take 6-12 months to notice an advantage. Inform your doctor if your condition perseveres or get worse.
- Sweating in cold
- you will feel bit dizzy
- will feel like fainting
- sometimes will have a light pain in head
- swelling of the face
- enlargement in size of breast
- will feel like scratching the skin
- weight gain and weight loss
- Rashes on skin
- Formation of lumps in the breast
- Formation of lumps under the arm
- mounting of the nipple
- swelling of the breast
- Runny nose
- unusual drowsiness
- stuffy nose
- Will have stomach pain
- Will have back pain
- amount of semen will decrease
Finasteride is stored I cool and dry places and the temperature should be maintained up to 59°F and 86°F (15-30°C).