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Kerashine-F Tablet

Manufactured bySYSCUTIS HEALTH CARE
ContainsBiotin (5 mg) + Finasteride (1 mg)
Description

Kerashine-F Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of androgenetic hair loss in males (male-pattern baldness). It may take several months to show its effect.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Kerashine-F Tablet

  • Chills or cold sweats
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of face and lips
  • Headache
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Decreased interest in sexual intercourse

Uses of Kerashine-F Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Androgenetic Alopecia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in women.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to biotin, finasteride, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in women.
General warnings

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with a large number of medications and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you report the use of all your medicines including any herbs and supplements to the doctor before beginning therapy with this medicine.

Use in children

The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been established for pediatric patients. Hence, this medicine is not recommended for use in pediatric patients.

Use in women

This medicine is not recommended for use in women.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Itraconazole

Diltiazem

Nelfinavir

Disease interactions

Urinary tract obstruction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with urinary tract obstruction disorders. Report any history of urinary tract disorders or any active urinary tract disorders to the doctor before taking this medicine. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. This medicine may take a few months for you to see the hair growth. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Biotin is a B complex vitamin that stimulates hair growth by synthesizing a protein called keratin. Finasteride decreases the concentration of a certain specific hormone in hair follicles of the scalp to slow down and reverse the balding process.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

5-alpha-reductase inhibitors, Vitamins

Schedule

Schedule H

Finasteride - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 24 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01216

Finasteride: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 24 July 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a698016.html

DailyMed - Finasteride- finasteride tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 24 July 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=81b424d3-8418-4497-9395-59eae6755230

Biotin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 2 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00121

Biotin: MedlinePlus Supplements [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 2 August 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/natural/313.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 16 Jul 2019

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