Generic Propecia 1 mg
This drug has been developed to treat male pattern baldness in men suffering from hair loss in the vertex area and the receding hairline. Preventing testosterone conversion to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) that is known to cause hair loss, the drug has been shown to be an effective treatment of the condition.
What is generic Propecia?
Generic Propecia is an oral synthetic medicine for male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia). The medicine comes in the form of film-coated tablet, containing 1 mg of finasteride each. Other auxiliary ingredients are lactose monohedrate, titanium dioxide, docusate sodium, pregelatinized starch, magnesium stearate, talc, sodium starch glycolate, yellow and red ferric oxide. The medicine was approved by FDA as hair thinning treatment in 1997.
When is generic Propecia prescribed?
Generic Propecia is prescribed for male pattern hair loss therapy at the crown and in the middle of the scalp. The medicine will not work for the receding hairline of temporal area (bald patches of the temporal region of the head and above). The medicine works by decreasing dihydrotestosterone thus leading to increased hair growth and impeding hair shedding. The drug action doesn’t affect hair growth on other body regions.
How to take generic Propecia?
Generic Propecia is administered by mouth in the dose of 1 tablet per day. Higher doses won’t result in increased efficacy of the medicine but may increase the risk of adverse reactions instead. Tablets can be taken regardless to meals. The drug is indicated for a protracted course of therapy, which usually lasts from 3 to 6 months. Longer treatment, up to 12 months, is recommended to consolidate the progress. If the medicine hasn’t taken effect within 12 months, further therapy is unlikely to be of benefit. Cessation of therapy results in reversal of effects within 9-12 months.
What are generic Propecia side effects?
Generic Propecia may provoke allergic reactions like rash, itching, swelling, dizziness and trouble breathing. In rare cases it may provoke erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorder and gynecomastia. The medicine is contraindicative to women, children or adolescents, and men receiving 5α-reductase inhibitors. The medicine may mask prostate cancer detection as far as it decreases the prostate-specific antigen level. Inform your doctor about receiving this drug before screening for prostate carcinoma.
Where can one buy generic Propecia?
Generic Propecia is available at both ordinary drugstores and internet pharmacies. Ordering the medicine online allows one to purchase qualitative products at lower prices. You may also benefit from additional discounts for further reorders, door-to- door delivery and lots of payment options.