"April 13, 2012 -- The baldness drug Propecia and the BPH drug Proscar may cause infertility and more sexual problems than previously thought, the FDA warns.
The main ingredient of both drugs is finasteride. Finasteride reduces male ho"...
Proscar Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is finasteride (Proscar)?
- What are the possible side effects of finasteride (Proscar)?
- What is the most important information I should know about finasteride (Proscar)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking finasteride (Proscar)?
- How should I take finasteride (Proscar)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Proscar)?
- What happens if I overdose (Proscar)?
- What should I avoid while taking finasteride (Proscar)?
- What other drugs will affect finasteride (Proscar)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Proscar)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Proscar)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking finasteride (Proscar)?
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect finasteride (Proscar)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with finasteride. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about finasteride.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Proscar Information
- Proscar Drug Interactions Center: finasteride oral
- Proscar Side Effects Center
- Proscar Overview including Precautions
- Proscar FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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