Propecia Generic Name & Formulations
Finasteride 1mg; tabs.
Type II 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor.
Treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) in men only.
Propecia Dosage and Administration
1mg once daily.
<18yrs: not established.
Women. Children. Women of childbearing potential must not handle crushed or broken tablets. Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.
Propecia Boxed Warnings
Increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer. Hepatic dysfunction. Consider doubling PSA in men >41yrs of age without BPH who are undergoing PSA test.
Propecia Adverse Reactions
Decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorder (all rare).
Propecia Clinical Trials
Propecia Patient Counseling