Finasteride is indicated for the treatment and control of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in patients with an enlarged prostate to:
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
For: Adults (18-64) Elders (65+)
Oral, 5 milligrams, once daily.
The recommended adult dose is one 5 mg tablet daily, with or without food. Finasteride can be administered alone or in combination with the alpha-blocker doxazosin. Although early improvement in symptoms may be seen, treatment for at least six months may be necessary to assess whether a beneficial response has been achieved. Thereafter, treatment should be continued long term.
Should be taken with or without food.
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