Not Medical Advice: The white pill with imprint M 151 has been identified as Finasteride 5 mg.
Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. DHT is involved in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
This drug is used in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, androgenetic alopecia and belongs to the drug class 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors.
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More than 50% of men in their 60s have BPH symptoms, and 90% of men have symptoms after age 70. Your prostate gland starts to get larger as you age. Because your prostate gland is located right where urine leaves your bladder, as your prostate gets bigger, your urine stream gets smaller.
About 25% of men with BPH need medical treatment. Here are some tips to help you manage BPH shared by Healthgrades.com.