Limited Coverage Drugs - Finasteride

Generic Name / Strength / Form

finasteride

Special Authority Criteria

Approval Period

Diagnosis of benign prostatic hyperplasia
PLUS
treatment failure or intolerance to alpha-blocking agents.
Indefinite

Practitioner Exemptions

  • No practitioner exemptions

Special Notes

  • Finasteride for hair loss is not eligible for PharmaCare coverage.
  • Propecia® is not eligible for special authority.

Special Authority Request Form(s)

Online Forms (PDF, 523KB)
Click on the link to complete a special authority request form.