Finasta (international name - Finasteride) belongs to the group of testosterone inhibitors that prevent the formation of tumors. The drug blocks the growth of prostate tissue and is effective for the treatment of hyperplasia.
Finasta received both a rapid-acting drug with minimal risk of adverse reactions.
Structure and Composition
The main active ingredient - 5 mg finasteride.
Auxiliary components: lactose, corn starch, docusate sodium, magnesium stearate.
Finasta available in tablets of 5 mg, film-coated. The shell of each tablet consists of titanium dioxide, propylene glycol, hypromellose, talc.
Pharmacological action Finasta
Finasta is a hormonal drug with anticancer and anti-inflammatory action. The drug reduces the concentration of DHT in the blood and tissues within 20-24 hours after administration.
Finasteride blocks the effects of testosterone, which is aimed at stimulating the development of tumors. During the therapeutic effects of the prostate size decreases and increases the permeability of the urinary tract.
The antitumor effect is achieved in 3-5 months of taking Finasta. After 6-7 months of taking the drug obstruction of the urinary tract is completely eliminated.
Good reviews Finasta has as a drug effectively eliminates the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Active substances Finasta not affect blood lipids, cortisol, estradiol and thyroxine in the blood plasma. Bioavailability is 80-82%. Maximum concentration in blood Finasta achieved within 2-4 hours after ingestion. The product forms a plurality of active metabolites and excreted in the urine and faeces.
Finasta prescribed for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign type), and preventing the development of hyperplastic processes after various infectious diseases.
Instructions for use Finasta
According to the instructions Finasta need to ingest 5 mg 1-2 times a day. The average course of treatment is 5-6 months. Complete disappearance of symptoms hyperplasia in 60% of patients after ingestion occurs within 10-12 months.
In the period of treatment is necessary to constantly monitor the status of the prostate, not to miss the cancer.
Instructions Finasta prescribes a course of treatment to carry out diagnostic procedures and exclude the presence of disease in a patient, stimulating the development of tumors.
Finasta teratogenic, so it should not be prescribed to women of childbearing age and during pregnancy and lactation.
Contraindications to the appointment
Finasta are hypersensitivity and intolerance to the components of the drug, pregnancy, lactation, children under 18 years of age, obstructive uropathy type of cancer.
Precautions The drug is taken in hepatic and renal failure, as well as in the elderly.
Side effects Finasta
Finasta generally well tolerated and no serious adverse reactions.
In some cases, you may gynecomastia, decreased libido, increased blood pressure, impotence, increased testosterone, nausea, vomiting, dizziness.
Chronic administration of Finasta may appear allergic reaction - hives, skin rash, pruritus, angioedema, dermatitis.