Finasteride

Finasteride

Common brand names:

Propecia, Proscar

Finasteride is used to improve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), as well as to reduce the need for surgery.

As of the last update, we have found no reported interactions between this medicine and specific foods, supplements, or other compounds. It is possible that unknown interactions exist. Taking medicines with meals, on an empty stomach, or with alcohol may influence their effects; refer to the manufacturers' package information for details as this is not covered here. If you take medication, always discuss the potential risks and benefits of adding a new supplement with your doctor or pharmacist.