Finasteride Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Finasteride is also known as: Propecia, Proscar

Finasteride Pregnancy Warnings

Finasteride has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA. While finasteride is not indicated for use in women, it is present in semen and therefore may pose a risk to the fetus. Male patients should be instructed to wear a condom during intercourse with women of childbearing potential. The drug should be discontinued in patients wishing to conceive a child.

Finasteride Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of finasteride into human milk. Finasteride is not indicated for use in women.

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