Propecia Oral Tablet 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Propecia: Oral tablet (1mg)

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Propecia 1mg Tab
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: PROPECIA  |  P

What is this Medicine?

FINASTERIDE (fi NAS teer ide) is used to treat male pattern baldness in men only. This medicine is not for use in women.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Propecia: Oral tablet(1mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Propecia 1mg Tablet

NDC: 000060071
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Alopecia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hirsutism

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from moisture
Propecia 1mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_2813.JPG
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a Subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
Pill Identification: PROPECIA  |  P
Shape: octagonal (8-sided)
Color: tan

Reported Side Effects for Propecia 1mg Tablet

Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gynecomastia Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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