You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking this drug if you have:
- Liver disease or liver failure, including cirrhosis
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Proscar and Pregnancy)
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may currently be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Proscar Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
In studies, large doses of Proscar did not cause any overdose symptoms. However, if you happen to take too much, or if you are a pregnant woman who has taken any amount, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Proscar Overdose for more information.)
Proscar should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container. Because the medication is so dangerous for pregnant women, women should not touch broken or crushed tablets if they are pregnant or may be pregnant.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.