Proscar: instructions for use
The drug "Proscar" is intended for treatmenthyperplasia of the prostate. It is produced in the form of tablets with a film shell in the form of an apple. The main active ingredient is finasteride, among the auxiliary components lactose monohydrate, corn starch, sodium salt, iron oxide, sodium docusate, microcrystalline cellulose and magnesium stearate. Finasteride is able to cause a decrease in the enlarged prostate gland, and also helps to improve the urine flow. May reduce the symptoms that are associated with BPH.
The drug is "Proscar". Instruction: indications for use
The drug is prescribed for treatmentbenign hyperplasia in order to prevent the development of urological complications, reduce the risk of an acute form of urinary retention, reduce the size of the prostate gland, if it is increased, improve the urine flow and reduce the severity of the symptoms that are associated with hyperplasia. First of all, this medication is prescribed for people with an enlarged prostate gland.
The drug is "Proscar". Instruction: dosage and method of application
The standard dose is one tablet that you needtake once a day, regardless of the meal. This drug can be used both in monotherapy and in combination with other drugs. Patients with renal insufficiency can not be selected individual dose, as in this category of patients there are no changes in the distribution of the main component of the drug. As for elderly patients, there is also no need for special selection of an individual dose, since the withdrawal of finasteride in such people is reduced.
The drug is "Proscar". Instruction: contraindications and side effects
The drug is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivityto one or several components in its composition. Do not write out to women and children. Caution is given to patients with reduced urine flow and a large volume of its residue.
This drug can cause a number of side effects from various systems and organs. So, with therapy with the participation of the medicine "Proscar" can suffer:
- reproductive system (impotence, testicular pain, abnormal ejaculation, decreased libido);
- Endocrine system (tenderness and enlargement of the mammary glands);
- skin (allergic reactions, rash, hives, swelling).
When using Proscar (reviews confirm this fact) for a long time the frequency and strength of side effects does not increase.
The drug is "Proscar". Instruction: More information
To date, clinically relevantthe interaction of the drug with other agents was not revealed. However, with its combined use with drugs Digoxin, Propranolol, Warfarin, Trofillin, acetylsalicylic acid, calcium channel blockers, diuretics, nitrates and other inhibitors and blockers, the effect of one of the drugs can be reduced.
Keep the medicine in a dark place at a temperature of no higher than 30 degrees Celsius for not more than three years. In no case should you take the medicine after the expiration date.
The drug does not affect the diagnosis of cancerprostate gland and the available level of prostate-specific antigen. Before starting treatment, you need to conduct a rectal examination for the presence of cancer.
Proscar is used against alopecia.
Attention! This instruction is intended for familiarization with the medicament and its properties. The information given above is incomplete, and it should not influence the decision on the treatment or its cancellation. Before starting therapy, consult your doctor and read the manufacturer's notes carefully.