|Description||Finasteride 5 mg|
Fincar 5mg is used to eliminate the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia. It allows the shrinkage of the prostate and reduces the risk of urinary retention caused by restricted urine flow as the size of the prostate increases. The active ingredient is Finasteride, which works by improving symptoms of BPH, thereby reducing the need for surgery. Proscar 5 mg is equivalent to Fincar 5 mg. The purpose of the medicine is to reduce the amount of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) hormone in the body, which makes the size of the prostate smaller, relieving urinary issues. Patients are instructed to take medicine as per their doctor’s recommendations. Your condition may improve only after a few weeks of treatment. However, it may take up to six months to get the full effects of the medicine. It is important to keep taking medication as per your doctor’s recommendations.
Clinical uses of Fincar 5mg
Fincar is prescribed to shrink the prostate gland in men when it became swollen. A swollen prostate gland can ultimately lead to BPH. The active ingredient of the medicine is Finasteride; it is extremely beneficial for treating urinary problems in patients having enlarged prostate gland. Finasteride, which reduces the levels of DHT hormone, to restrict the prostate growth in men, allowing the enlarged prostate to shrink.
The medicine can be taken before or after consuming food usually once daily. Follow your doctor's prescription and strictly adhere to his recommendations. Take the medication regularly to get the best results. Generally, it takes 6 to 12 months to notice a significant change in the size of the prostate as the prostate shrink slowly, and if you stop taking medicine during this time, your prostate gland begins to grow again. It is always the right choice to consult a urologist before using this medicine. If you forget to take a dose, skip the missed dose. Take the next scheduled dose as usual and do not double doses to make up for the missed dose.
Possible Side Effects
Fincar 5 mg have side effects that include decreased sexual ability, breast enlargement, nipple discharge, testicular pain, lumps, and depression. You should continue to take medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. Mood alterations such as depression and suicidal attempts have also been reported in patients taking Fincar 5 mg. if you get any of these side effects to talk to your doctor.
Avoid its use entirely if you are allergic to finasteride or any other ingredient present in the medicine. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or are breastfeeding. Consult a doctor if you have bladder problems, blockage in the urinary tract, trouble urinating, prostate cancer, a bladder infection, or liver problems,