PROSCAR (Finasteride) reduces enlarged prostate, prevents produce of the hormone that causes prostate enlargement.
Proscar against enlarged prostate
An enlarged prostate can compress the urethra, reduce or stop urination. It can help reduce the risk of developing acute discomfort with urination, and the need for prostate surgery Increased. Do not take this medication if you are allergic to it or any of the excipients. Regardless of whether you see improvement or change in symptoms, taking pills reduces the risk of sudden inability to urinate and the need for surgery.
Always tell your doctor if you take other medicines. PROSCAR can be taken with food and drink. Because of its adverse effects on pregnant women, men must use condoms during sex with pregnant women or women that might be pregnant, because PROSCAR excreted in the semen. PROSCAR not affect the safety of the work or the ability to safely control the vehicle. This medication should always be taken as it is instructed by your doctor. Do not change the medication or stop taking medication, and that you did not previously inform your doctor. Dose is 1 tablet per day with or without food. Older men dose adjustment is not required, as well as those with impaired renal function. Your doctor may prescribe medication in addition to this medication, and it can improve the control of benign prostate enlargement. If you mistakenly take more than the prescribed dose, contact your doctor, urgent medical assistance or pharmacist immediately. If you miss to take a pill, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next tablet, do not take the missed, just take your next tablet to the usual schedule. Never take a double dose, to make up missed. The sooner you continue to take the medicine according to the normal schedule. If you have any further questions on the use, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Like all medicines, PROSCAR may cause side effects, although they may not occur in all patients. Serious side effects are rare, in the form of hypersensitivity reactions, including rash, itching, hives and swelling of the lips and face. Side effects that are not so serious, and not occur often are impotence, decreased desire for sexual intercourse, decreased amount of semen. Less common side effects rash problems with ejaculation breast tenderness, pain in the testicles, discharge from the nipple, lumps in the breast, breast augmentation. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any changes in your breasts, as they may be signs of a serious disease such as breast cancer.