Finast 5 mg Tablet
Finast (Finasteride 5mg)
Finast 5 mg treats signs of an enlarged prostate in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Men who develop BPH tend to have a bigger size of the prostate, make it difficult for them to pass urine, leading to a range of urinary problems. These urinary troubles include a weak or interrupted stream of urine, feeling that you can’t empty your bladder, or a delay before you start to urinate. In some men, the condition can lead to serious problems such as a sudden inability to pass urine, urinary tract infection, or the need for surgery. There, it is important to treat it with the best possible treatment. Finast is an oral medicine containing Finasteride as the active ingredient in 5 mg concentration. Finasteride is a 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor, which causes shrinkage of the prostate gland (found underneath the bladder) in men. Before you start this medicine, consult a doctor to check whether it suits you or not.
Clinical uses of Finast 5 mg:
Finast 5 mg is an oral solution for urinary complications associated with an enlarged prostate. By relaxing the enlarged muscles of the affected prostate gland, Finasteride, the active ingredient of the medicine helps to ease out the symptoms of BPH. In case of BPH, the enlarged prostate press on the tube that allows urine to pass out of the body, causing urinary issues including the increased need to urinate more often, a weak stream, difficulty passing urine, or feeling you can’t empty your bladder.
Always take Finast 5 mg tablets as per your doctor’s instructions. You must stick to the dosing regimen provided by your doctor. The usual dose is one tablet a day. One should swallow the tablet with water without crushing or chewing it. The patient may take medicine without regards to food or before or after consuming food.
Finast 5 mg shrinks the prostate gland slowly. Therefore, a patient needs to continue the treatment for six months or longer depending on his condition. If it does help with the symptoms, one must take it every day as per doctor’s recommendation. Let the doctor decide the dose and duration of treatment and continue taking it as long as your doctor says. If someone else stops taking medicine, the prostate gland is likely to grow again, causing urinary troubles. So be sure to make it regularly.
Potential Side Effects of Finast 5 mg
Finasteride 5 mg may have side effects that include severe allergic reactions, decreased sexual desire/ability, breast enlargement in men, lumps, testicular pain, pain or tenderness, lumps, and depression. Consult a doctor if you experience any other side effects.
Warnings and Precautions
Women and children should not take Finast tablets. If the female sexual partner of a male (finasteride user) is pregnant, then the male partner must avoid exposing her to his semen which could contain a small amount of medicine. BPH sufferers, who use Finast pills, are advised to use a condom while making sexual contact with a pregnant partner.
Do not take medicine and consult your doctor if you have prostate cancer, liver problems, severe urinary complications, blockage in the urinary tract, or a bladder infection.