Disease Information for Finasteride (Proscar) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Breast Swelling Bilateral
Hypertrichosis
Impotence, relative
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Prostate Specific Antigen/PSA (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Impotence.
Gynecomastia
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Inhibits DHT prostate (ex)
DRUG/Teratogenic/OBGYN Class X/Pregnancy DANGER
DRUG/Testosterone reductase inhibitor(5-alpha) effect
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
(5alpha,17beta) N (1,1 Dimethylethyl) 3 oxo 4 azaandrost 1 ene 17 carboxamide, 4 Azaandrost 1 ene 17 carboxamide N (1,1 dimethylethyl) 3 oxo (5alpha,17beta), finasteride, Finasteride (product), Finasteride (substance), FINASTERIDE PREPARATION, Brand name/Propecia (Finasteride), Brand name/Proscar (Finasteride)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$ Expensive medication
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Injection Preparation NOT available
Definition

Testosterone 5 alpha reductase type II (tissue)drug; used to shrink prostate hypertrophy and improve bladder outlet obstruction

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