Propecia (Finasteride)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Propecia1 mg

Generic Equivalent of Propecia

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Finasteride1 mg

Propecia Information

Propecia (Generic name: Finasteride) is a the first and only pill proven to treat male pattern baldness on the top of head and anterior mid-scalp area in men, which is a condition caused by disbalance of hormones in the body. Finasteride works by decreasing the amount of the naturally occurring the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in scalp. It reduces scalp and serum DHT. Testosterone levels increase slightly but remain within normal range. Studies show that 80% of men experience improvement when taking Propecia. Take Propecia exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Propecia was originally a drug called Proscar in Finasteride 5 mg, which is indicated to treat and reduce men's prostate conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Propecia Side Effects

Propecia causes no or little side effects that did not affect most men. The possible Propecia side effects include breast enlargement and tenderness, decreased libido, ejaculation disorders, testicular pain and allergic reactions (e.g., rash, itching, hives, swelling of the lips and face). Tell your doctor about any unusual side effects.

Propecia Precautions

Do NOT take Propecia if you are allergic to Finasteride or any of the ingredients in Propecia medication. Before taking Propecia oral, tell your doctor if you have had medical conditions, especially of: liver disease, prostate cancer, kidney disease or infection. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Propecia drug. Use Propecia for 6 to 12 months for the best effects. Check with your doctor if you experience no improvement in your symptoms. Propecia should NOT be used by children, adolescents and women. Do NOT donate blood until at least 6 months after the end of treatment with Propecia.

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