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Fistide 5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Fistide 5 MG Description

Fistide Tablet is used in men for the treatment of benign prodynamic hyperplasia (a condition in men where the prostate gland is enlarged, making it difficult to pass urine). It contains finasteride

as its active ingredient. This medicine should only be used by men who are above 18 years of age. Women, children and adolescents should not use this tablet. Fistide Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It can be taken with or without food. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor about your detailed medical history.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹174.24
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ContainsFinasteride(5.0 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hyperplasia
Side effectsReduced sex drive, unable to get an erection, sexual problems
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Uses of Fistide 5 MG

Fistide Tablet is used in men to treat benign prodynamic hyperplasia (a common condition in older men where the prostate gland is enlarged, making it difficult to pass urine).

Contraindications of Fistide 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to finasteride or any other ingredients of Fistide Tablet.
  • If you are already taking a similar medicine to treat an enlarged prostate gland like dutasteride.
  • If you are less than 18 years of age.
  • If you are a woman.

Side effects of Fistide 5 MG

  • Reduced sex drive
  • Unable to get an erection
  • Sexual problems (abnormal ejaculation)

Precautions and Warnings of Fistide 5 MG



Can I take Fistide Tablet during pregnancy?
  • Fistide Tablet is meant for use only in men and should not be taken by women. If your partner is pregnant or thinks she may be pregnant, you must use protection while having sexual intercourse.
  • Men who are planning to have a baby must first consult a doctor, as this medicine may affect male fertility.
  • Please reach out to your doctor for further information.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Fistide Tablet while breastfeeding?
Fistide Tablet is meant for use only in men and should not be taken by women.


Can I drive if I have consumed Fistide Tablet?
It is not expected that Fistide Tablet would affect your ability to drive and use machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Fistide Tablet?
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Fistide Tablet. It is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are planning to have a child.
  • You notice any changes in your breast (like pain, lumps, nipple discharge, etc).
  • You are due to have a blood test, as Fistide Tablet may alter the results. Inform the doctor or staff person that you are taking this medicine.
  • You notice any changes in your mood like depression, feeling low, suicidal thoughts, etc. Discontinue taking this medicine and contact your doctor immediately.
  • Fistide Tablet must not be used by women, children or adolescents (below 18 years).

Mode of Action of Fistide 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Finasteride in Fistide Tablet works by blocking the action of an enzyme (5-alpha-reductase) that converts testosterone to another hormone (DHT) which is responsible for enlarged prostate in men. Thus,...
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Directions for Use of Fistide 5 MG

  • Fistide Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Fistide 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Fistide Tablet if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-presc...
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Storage and disposal of Fistide 5 MG

  • Fistide Tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep them out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.

Dosage of Fistide 5 MG


Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken too much of Fistide Tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Fistide Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Fistide Tablet be used by children?

A: Fistide Tablet should not be used in people less than 18 years old.

Q: Can I plan to have a baby if I am taking Fistide Tablet?

A: It is advised that you first complete the entire treatment and then plan a baby, as Fistide Tablet may affect male fertility or sexual activity. Seek proper advice from your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 10:01 PM (IST)

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