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