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Drug Name:

PROPECIA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Finasteride 1mg; tabs.

Company:
Merck & Co., Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PROPECIA:

Treatment of male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) in men only.

Adult:

1mg once daily.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Women. Children. Women of childbearing potential must not handle crushed or broken tablets. Pregnancy (Cat.X). Nursing mothers.

Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer. Hepatic dysfunction. Consider doubling PSA in men >41yrs of age without BPH who are undergoing PSA test.

Pharmacological Class:

Type II 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor.

Adverse Reactions:

Decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorder (all rare).

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Tabs—30; ProPak—90

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