It is advised to follow the guide that is mentioned on your prescription label. Then it helps in treating hair loss and BPH problem in men. In case that, the Finasteride medication is taken in higher or lower dose than the prescribed level for long term treatment than the doctor suggested, it may cause severe side effects in the patients.
In case that, you are not sure about the Finasteride dosage, you can contact your doctors or pharmacist immediately.
If you have overdosed the medication than the prescribed level, it may cause serious symptoms or side effects in the patients. The effects include:
- Increase the PSA serum level
- The rise in the normal range of PSA may cause prostate cancer
- Trouble in Breathing
- Loss of interest in sex
- Erectile dysfunction in men
- Problem in urination
- Enlarged and pain in the breast
- The possibility of male breast cancer.
The above mentioned, are only the possible side effects. It may all vary with the different patients.
You have to seek the help of the medical profession if you found the adverse effect due to this medication.
To prevent the overdose of Finasteride, never take double the dosage that was missed to take. It is not recommended to take the longer duration of treatment without consulting your doctor.
It is highly recommended to take this medication properly. Never share Finasteride for other patients unless it is prescribed for them to take. Do the PSA level medical test regularly to monitor for the side effects.