Get PROSCAR 28Tabs [5mg / Tab] - MERCK SHARP & DOHME
Box of 28Tabs , 5mg / tab. Total 140mg PROSCAR
PROSCAR (finasteride), a synthetic 4-azasteroid compound, is a specific inhibitor of steroid Type II 5?-reductase, an intracellular enzyme that converts the androgen testosterone into 5?- dihydrotestosterone (DHT).
Finasteride is 4-azaandrost-1-ene-17-carboxamide, N-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-3-oxo-,(5?,17?)-. The empirical formula of finasteride is C23H36N2O2 and its molecular weight is 372.55. Its structural formula is:
PROSCAR? (finasteride) Structural Formula Illustration
Finasteride is a white crystalline powder with a melting point near 250?C. It is freely soluble in chloroform and in lower alcohol solvents, but is practically insoluble in water.
PROSCAR (finasteride) tablets for oral administration are film-coated tablets that contain 5 mg of finasteride and the following inactive ingredients: hydrous lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, hydroxypropyl cellulose LF, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, talc, docusate sodium, FD&C Blue 2 aluminum lake and yellow iron oxide.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
PROSCAR may be administered with or without meals.
The recommended dose of PROSCAR is one tablet (5 mg) taken once a day [see Clinical Studies].
Combination With Alpha-Blocker
The recommended dose of PROSCAR is one tablet (5 mg) taken once a day in combination with the alpha-blocker doxazosin [see Clinical Studies].
Dosage Forms And Strengths
5-mg blue, modified apple-shaped, film-coated tablets, with the code MSD 72 on one side and PROSCAR on the other.
Storage And HandlingNo. 3094 ? PROSCAR tablets 5 mg are blue, modified apple-shaped, film-coated tablets, with the code MSD 72 on one side and PROSCAR on the other. They are supplied as follows:
- NDC 0006-0072-31 unit of use bottles of 30
- NDC 0006-0072-58 unit of use bottles of 100.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 19 October, 2018.