Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S

Description
  • Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S contains Finasteride 
  • Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is primarily indicated in conditions like Alopecia, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male pattern baldness in men, and Prostatic cancer
  • Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S works by reducing the amount of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body
  • Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can be taken with or without meal
  • Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested under doctor’s advisement 
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Type

Tablet

Feature

5mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Finasteride

Composition

Finasteride 5 mg

Brand

Open

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S performs the function of treating enlarged prostate(BPH) in adult men by shrinking them. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can also be prescribed to treat and aid symptoms of BPH such as the reduced urge to urinate, a better feeling in the bladder. However, Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S can also be listed as dangerous in various cases as it might slightly increase the patient’s chances of getting prostate cancer. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not to be consumed without a medical expert’s prescription.

The medicine will help with the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH) which may take up to 5-6 months but it will not completely cure it. The medicine can also be used to treat hair loss in men and may take up to 3 months to show results. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is not recommended for the use of women or children. Pregnant women are highly discouraged from the consumption of this medicine as well as from handling it as it might cause them harm.

The Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is supposed to be consumed orally (by mouth) with the help of water to help it flow down the throat easily. The dose of medicine will vary by the patient’s condition and reaction to the medicine, the medicine is supposed to be consumed once a day. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S might cause a few side effects which can be, decreased sexual desire, difficulty, and problem having an erection or while ejaculating. Some rare side effects that it may cause can be itching, swelling, or allergic reaction.

Indications

{{Product}} can be used to treat:

  •     Hair loss in men
  •     benign prostatic hyperplasia(BPH)

How To Use {{Product}}

Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally with water to help the tablet flow down the throat easily. It can be consumed with or without food and should not be chewed or crushed. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S should be ingested only as directed by the medical expert. The medicine should be consumed daily if instructed by the doctor, if another medicine is recommended along with Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S by the doctor then it should not be forgotten and ingested accordingly as many times as directed by the doctor.

How Does {{Product}} Work

Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S functions by reducing the quantity of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in a male body. DHT commonly results in prostate enlarging. The reduction in DHT prevents the prostate from enlarging. Furthermore, it results in increased hair growth and reduced hair loss of the hair on patients’ heads.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A male has prescribed a 5mg tablet for benign prostatic hyperplasia BPH to be ingested once daily which is reviewed every 3 months to ensure the effects of the medicine. Whereas, for the treatment of pattern hair loss a patient may be prescribed 1mg tablet to be consumed once daily.

Elderly Dosage

Elderly people may be prescribed the same dose as adults or the milligrams of medicine can vary by the patient’s condition and reaction towards medicine.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

This medicine has only been designed for the consumption of men, women have not been prescribed this medicine under any conditions. However, pregnant women are prohibited from consuming this medicine as it can lead to serious problems in the unborn child. pregnant women are also discouraged from handling or coming in contact with crushed Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S as it may cause serious harm to the woman and the fetus.

The medicine is also not prescribed to nursing mothers and they should strictly avoid it.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  •     Allergic to any component
  •     Liver disease
  •     Prostate cancer
  •     Not be taken by women pregnant especially)
  •     Urinary obstruction

Precautions

Please inform your doctor about the following before consuming Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S:

  •     Obstructive uropathy
  •     Prostate cancer
  •     Allergy to components
  •     Not for women
  •     Fertility problems

Interaction With Other Medicines

  •     St john’s wort

Adverse Effect

Common Effects

  •     Chills
  •     Cold sweats
  •     Dizziness
  •     Lightheaded
  •     Decreased libido
  •     Breast enlargement
  •     Problem ejaculating
  •     The problem of having an erection on
  •     Hypersensitivity reaction

Rare Effects

  •     Rash
  •     Lips swelling
  •     Male breast cancer
  •     Impotence
  •     Face swelling

How To Cope-Up With Some Adverse Effects

Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Skin Rash- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

FAQ’S

Q1.HOW TO STORE Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

Q2. WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person.

Q3. WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

Q4. HOW IS Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is to be ingested orally with water to help the tablet flow down the throat easily. It can be consumed with or without food and should not be chewed or crushed. Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S should be ingested only as directed by the medical expert.

Q5. WILL Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

Yes. As Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S may lead to difficulty in maintaining an erection or cause a painful erection.

Q6. Can I Take Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

No, Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S is deemed unsafe to be ingested during pregnancy and is not manufactured for women.

Q7. WILL Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY?

{{Product}} might cause the patients to experience a decrease or shin fertility.

Q8. CAN Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. You should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass if this happens. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q9. DOES Prostryl 5mg Tablet 10 ‘S CAUSE ADDICTION?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

Q10. CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery