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  1. Finasteride (Proscar) is used alone or in combination with another medication (doxazosin [Cardura]) to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH, enlargement of the prostate gland). Finasteride is used to treat symptoms of BPH such ...
  2. Finasteride Reduces the Risk of Low-Grade Prostate Cancer in Men 55 and Older Summary Long-term ... PCPT) continue to show that regular use of finasteride (Proscar®) for up to 7 years decreased the ...
  3. Finasteride (Propecia/Proscar) and Pregnancy (Organization of Teratology Information Specialists) - PDF  
    Finasteride (Propecia®/Proscar®) and Pregnancy In every pregnancy, a woman starts out with a 3-5% chance ... advice from your health care provider. What is finasteride? Finasteride is a medication used for the treatment ...
  4. Prostate Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... took 1 milligram (mg) supplements of folic acid. Finasteride and Dutasteride Finasteride and dutasteride are drugs used to lower the ... play a part in developing prostate cancer. Taking finasteride or dutasteride has been shown to lower the ...
  5. Hirsutism and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (American Society for Reproductive Medicine) - PDF  
    ... where sperm and egg meet in normal conception. Finasteride. An antiandrogen medication that blocks the conversion of ...
  6. Prostate Enlargement: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... in the prostate and may cause prostate growth: finasteride (Proscar) dutasteride (Avodart) These medications can prevent progression ... or actually shrink the prostate in some men. Finasteride and dutasteride act more slowly than alpha blockers ...
  7. Shatter the Myths of Male Pattern Baldness (American Osteopathic Association)  
    ... most popular treatments are drugs containing minoxidil or finasteride . Minoxidil is usually used on the scalp; the ... medication used to treat male pattern baldness is finasteride . Finasteride inhibits the production of the hormone that ...
  8. ... Levitra), and tadalafil (Cialis) with alpha-1- blockers. Finasteride and dutasteride may also be prescribed. You will ... Fink HA, Macdonald R, Rutks I, Wilt TJ. Finasteride for benign prostatic hyperplasia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . ...
  9. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... drugs I can take? Drug treatments are available. Finasteride and dutasteride block a natural hormone that makes ... not help all patients. The side effects of finasteride are rare and mild, but they usually have ...
  10. Prostate Changes That Are Not Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Studies have shown that 5-alpha reductase inhibitors finasteride and dutasteride can lower the risk of developing ... of other races. And some drugs, such as finasteride and dutasteride, can cause a man's PSA level ...
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