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Important safety information for Finasteride 1mg tablet


Finasteride can cause serious side effects. Do not take Finasteride if you:

  • Are pregnant or may become pregnant. Finasteride may harm an unborn baby.
  • Are allergic to Finasteride or any of the ingredients in Finasteride tablets.


Before Taking Finasteride:

Consult your doctor or healthcare provider if you:

  • Have a history of liver disease or abnormal liver function tests
  • Have prostate cancer or a history of prostate issues
  • Have urinary problems
  • Are planning to father a child
  • Are taking any other medications, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements

Possible Side Effects:

Common side effects include:

  • Decreased libido (sex drive)
  • Difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection (erectile dysfunction)
  • Decrease in the amount of semen released during sex


Serious side effects:

  • Breast changes such as lumps, pain, or nipple discharge. Report these to your doctor right away.
  • Depression and mood changes. Notify your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
  • Allergic reactions such as rash, itching, hives, and swelling of the lips and face. Seek medical help if you experience these symptoms.

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding:

  • Finasteride should not be taken by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. It can cause birth defects, particularly affecting the development of the male fetus’s genitalia.
  • Women who are pregnant or could become pregnant should not handle crushed or broken Finasteride tablets.

Drug Interactions:

Finasteride may interact with certain medications. Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including:

  • Other medications for prostate issues or urinary problems
  • Any medications that can affect liver function

Dosage and Administration:

  • Finasteride should be taken as prescribed by your healthcare provider.
  • The usual dose is one 1mg tablet taken once daily, with or without food.
  • It may take several months to notice an improvement in hair growth. Continue taking Finasteride even if you do not see immediate results.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.


  • Store Finasteride at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C).
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Keep the tablets in the original package to protect from moisture.

Additional Information:

  • Finasteride is for use by men only.
  • Regular monitoring by your doctor may be required while taking Finasteride.
  • Do not share your medication with others, even if they have the same symptoms.

For more detailed information, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.