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Merck Sharp Dohme Proscar

  • 5mg
  • Availability: In Stock


  • Proscar, treats enlarged prostate also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH)  in men 
  • This medicine shrinks an enlarged prostate in adult men and reduces symptoms of BPH and the need for surgery
  • Finasteride improves symptoms of BPH,  provides benefits such as decreased urge to urinate, better urine flow with less straining, decreased nighttime urination, decreases the amount of a natural body hormone (DHT) that causes growth of the prostate
  • This medicine not approved for prevention of prostate cancer
  • Finasteride, active ingredient used in similar drugs like, Proscar
  • Proscar is composed as white round conventional tablet and packed as 10 tablets per blister, dosages are available in Proscar 1 mg, and Proscar 5 mg
  • Effectiveness can be seen after 6 to 12 months of treatment

Directions for Use
should be taken once a day with or without food, as prescribed by the doctor

Do's and Don'ts

  • Talk to the doctor before consuming this medicine in case of medical history of liver disease, prostate cancer, infections, urinary problems
  • Do not share this medication with others
  • Do not use it  for another infection unless the doctor directs to do so
  • Do not double the dose to catch up
  • Perform medical tests such as liver function tests periodically

Side Effects

  • Decreased sexual ability/desire
  • Decrease the amount of semen released during sex
  • Increases hair growth


  • Seek immediate medical attention if observe red Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction like rash, itching/swelling especially of the face/tongue/throat, severe dizziness, trouble breathing
  • Consult the doctor if serious side effects occur such as lump in the breast, nipple discharge, breast enlargement/tenderness/pain, pain in the testicles, inability to urinate
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as remembered
  • Finasteride should not be used in children and women
  • Not suitable for breastfeeding women, Finasteride may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant


  • Store at controlled room temperature between below 30oC
  • Protect from excess heat, direct sunlight, and excessive humidity
  • Keep Finasteride in its original container, tightly closed and away from children


  • Contact environmental regulatory agencies for an acceptable disposal practices
  • Do not flush down in the toilet or throw in the drainage


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