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Finasteride (Mylan) TM

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional. Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Active ingredients: finasteride

Brand name

(ARTG)

: FINASTERIDE VIATRIS 5 finasteride 5 mg film-coated tablet blister pack

Download the Consumer Medicine Information Leaflet

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

What this medicine is used for

(ARTG)

FINASTERIDE VIATRIS is indicated for the treatment of patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) with an enlarged prostate.

How to use this medicine

(ARTG)

This medicine contains one component only.

Component :

  • Tablet, film coated
  • Oral
  • Blue, 7 mm, round, biconvex, film-coated tablet, marked 'F5' on one side and plain on the other.

Storage conditions

(ARTG)

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Do I need a prescription ?

(ARTG)

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy ?

(AHT)

For the active ingredient finasteride

This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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