Treatment of symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia.Male pattern baldness.
Gynaecomastia, decreased libido, impotence, reduction in the volume of ejaculate, testicular pain. Hypersensitivity reactions e.g. swelling of lips and face, urticaria, rashes.
Although the risk for finasteride to affect the pharmacokinetics of other drugs is estimated to be small, it is probable that inhibitors and inducers of cytochrome P450 3A4 will affect the plasma concentration of finasteride.Â
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Finasteride is a competitive inhibitor of the enzyme 5-? reductase which converts testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), thus resulting in decreased serum levels of DHT.
To improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).
Stomach upset, diarrhea, skin rash, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, sleepiness, infection of nasal membrane, inflammation of throat, abnormal ejaculation, weakness, back pain, chest pain, increased cough, fever and blurred vision.
Tamsulosin may interact with furosemide, glyceryl trinitrate, prazosin, avanafil, sildenafil, vardenafil, tadalafil. It may also interact with cimetidine, erythromycin, itraconazole, ketoconazole, boceprevir, nelfinavir, paroxetine, ritonavir, terbinafine, verapamil. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Tamsulosin works by blocking the action of adrenalin, thus causing relaxation of muscles in the bladder and prostate, thereby relieving difficulty in urination.
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Can I take Veltamf during pregnancy?
The drug should not be used by pregnant women. Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown high risk to fetus. The risk of drug use in pregnant women outweighs the benefit.