|Packaging Size||10 Tablets|
|Brand||Healing Pharma India Pvt Ltd|
|Brand Name||Healpecia 5 (Healing Pharma India Pvt Ltd)|
|Composition||Finasteride Tablets IP (5mg)|
Finasteride 5mg (Healpecia 5) 5 mg tablet is a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound and a specific inhibitor of steroid Type II 5α-reductase used on its own or with other medicines to treat symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland in men, called Benign Prostate Hypertrophy (BPH). The enlarged prostate gland may cause problems in urination. It may also be used in treating male pattern baldness.
Number of Pills Per Order = 10
Strength = 5 mg
Manufacturer = Healing Pharma
How To Take
This medicine may be taken with or without food. Try to make it at the same time each day.
Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not divide or crush it.
Finasteride must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.
Take Finasteride exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Dosage of Finasteride 5mg (Healpecia 5) 5 mg
Adult: Benign prostatic hyperplasia: 5 mg once daily.
Male pattern baldness: 1 mg once daily
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
Overdose of Finasteride 5mg (Healpecia 5) 5 mg
If you think you may have used Finasteride more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
People with the following medical conditions should not take Finasteride:
- Children and adolescents
- Pregnancy and lactation
Finasteride may have the following side effects:
- Sexual dysfunction (e.g., decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorders including reduced volume of ejaculate)
- Testicular pain
- Hypersensitivity reactions (e.g., swelling of lips and face, pruritus, urticaria, rashes, angioedema)
- Decreased prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels
- Male breast cancer
- Orgasm disorders
Do not use Finasteride in people with the following conditions:
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements, and non-prescription medicines.
How Does Finasteride 5mg (Healpecia 5) 5 mg Work?
Finasteride is a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound and a competitive hepatic 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor that inhibits testosterone conversion to dihydrotestosterone and markedly suppresses serum dihydrotestosterone (DHT) levels. It decreases scalp DHT levels found in male pattern baldness, thereby reducing serum DHT, resulting in increased hair regrowth and slowed hair loss.
Finasteride is used to treat the following conditions:
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Male pattern baldness
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Men at risk of obstructive uropathy
- Hepatic impairment
- Avoid alcohol
- Store at 20-25°C. Protect from light.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Finasteride that is expired or out of date.