Active Ingredient(s): Finasteride
FDA Approved: * June 19, 1992
Pharm Company: * MERCK
Category: Men's Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Proscar Overview

Finasteride, sold under the brand names Proscar and Propecia among others, is a medication used to treat hair loss and benign prostatic hyperplasia in men.[6] It can also be used to treat excessive hair growth in women and as a part of hormone therapy for transgender women.[7][8] It is taken by mouth.[6] Finasteride is a 5α-reductase inhibitor and therefore an antiandrogen.[9] It works by decreasing the produ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 1mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Proscar: (2 results)

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  • 0006-0072 Proscar 5 mg Oral Tablet by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  • 67046-683 Proscar 5 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Contract Pharmacy Services-pa

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