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Monast 1mg Tablet

By CUTIGEN INCOPORATION
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
45.10*
MRP 55.00
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Medical Description

Monast 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...
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ContainsFinasteride(1.0 Mg)
UsesBenign prostatic hyperplasia
Side effectsReduced sex drive, unable to get an erection, sexual problems
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ALOPECIA
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Uses of Monast 1 MG

Monast 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 Monast 1 MG

  • If you are allergic to finasteride or any other ingredients of Monast 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 Monast 1 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Monast 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Monast Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Monast 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

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Monast Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Monast 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 Monast 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.
  • Monast Tablet must not be used by women, children or adolescents (below 18 years).

Mode of Action of Monast 1 MG

How Does It Work?

Finasteride in Monast 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 Monast 1 MG

  • Monast 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 Monast 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Monast Tablet if taken at the same time. Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, which includes all prescribed or non-prescr...
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Storage and disposal of Monast 1 MG

  • Monast 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 Monast 1 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Monast 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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Monast Tablet be used by children?

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

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

A: It is advised that you first complete the entire treatment and then plan a baby, as Monast Tablet may affect male fertility or sexual activity. Seek proper advice from your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
MONAST
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 17 May 2022 | 10:01 PM (IST)
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