Finpecia (Finasteride 1Mg)
Active ingredient: Finasteride
Packaging Type: 10 tabs/blister
Manufacturer : Cipla
Product Code: PR10096
What is Finpecia 1mg
- It is a prescription drug that is used for treating hair loss in men. It is the most popular and the most effective pharmaceutical drug used for this purpose as it provides unsurpassed slowing down and stopping of hair loss, as well as new growth of hair.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Finpecia is a type II 5alpha-reductase inhibitor which means that it blocks the activity of 5-alpha reductase and thus causes the production of dihydrotestosterone in the scalp to drop as testosterone cannot be converted in amounts that would lead to hair loss. This causes the hair loss to slow down and eventually stop.
Looking after your medicine
You should keep your Finpecia strips away from direct light, heat and moisture. It should be kept out of reach of children.
How to take Generic Propecia 1mg - Finpecia
Finpecia is taken with a full drink of water, regularly and only in those dosages that the doctor has recommended. You might be asked to come in for blood checks and you should meet these obligations.
Finpecia is usually taken only once a day, one 1mg tablet every day.
You should never take too much Finpecia as you might overdose on the drug. An overdose on Finpecia will not cause life-threatening symptoms or results but you still need to contact emergency medical services if you think you have taken too many Finpecia tablets.
If you miss a Finpecia dose, take it and then continue with your usual regimen. If the missed dose is too close to the next one, just take the next scheduled dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Finpecia should be kept out of reach of pregnant women and small children. Finasteride, the active ingredient in Finpecia can be absorbed through skin and cause severe damage to the fetus, especially if it is of the male gender. Finpecia may increase the chances of developing prostate cancer.
Possible Side Effect of Generic Propecia 1mg - Finpecia
Finpecia side effects are milder and temporary in nature. Possible Finpecia side effects include changes to sex drive and performance, swelling of hands, feet, tenderness or swelling of breasts, weakness, dizziness, fainting feeling, headaches, skin rash and runny nose.
Treating hair loss
Finpecia is an unprecedented treatment for hair loss that works so effectively because it addresses the underlying cause of hair loss. Unfortunately, it is only effective against male pattern baldness and no other type of baldness because it acts on the underlying cause of this type of hair loss.
When should it not be used
You should not use Finpecia if you are allergic to finasteride or dutasteride. Special measures of precaution need to be taken if you have bladder muscle disorder of any kind, prostate cancer, liver disease, stricture of urethra or if you have troubles urinating.
How long should you take it
The noticeable effects of taking Finpecia will most likely appear somewhere around the third month of the regimen. If you do not experience any benefits after 12 months of use, you should discontinue the use.