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What is Finasteride used for?

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2003

Answered : 2293 Questions

Posted on Sat, 25 May 2019 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: what is this use for finasteride YYYY@YYYY what is finasteride use for
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Finasteride is for BHP.

Detailed Answer:


Finasteride is a medicine that blocks formation of active male hormone called as DHT.

Finasteride has been used for reducing prostate size and increasing urine flow in benign prostate hypertrophy.

Its also been used for male pattern baldness.

Hope this answers your query.

Dr. Vaishalee Punj, General & Family Physician
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