|Finasteride also known as Generic Propecia, is the first and only approved medication that has been clinically proven to treat male pattern hair loss on the vertex (top of the head) and anterior (mid-scalp area) in men.
Most men reported an increase in the amount of hair, a decrease in hair loss, and improvement in appearance. The vast majority of men taking Finasteride were rated as improved by doctors.
USES: This medication is used to treat male pattern hair loss and is to be used ONLY by adult men.
HOW TO USE GENERIC PROPECIA?
Take one tablet daily or as directed by your doctor. This drug may be taken with or without meals. This drug usually must be taken regularly for 3 months for the benefits to be noticeable. Once treatment is stopped, any gain in hair quantity will be lost. If this medication is crushed prior to administration, it must not be handled by women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant.
GENERIC PROPECIA SIDE EFFECTS
Unlikely to occur but the possible side effects include impotence, decreased sex drive or decrease in amount of ejaculate. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or harmacist.
Before using this drug, tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver disease, prostate cancer, urinary tract disease, drug allergies. Finasteride should NOT be used in women or children. The drug can be absorbed through the skin. If the film coating of the tablet has been broken or the tablet crushed, it should not be handled by a woman who is pregnant or plans to become pregnant. Any contact with finasteride by a developing male fetus could result in abnormalities of the external genitalia.
Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter and prescription medication you may use. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Do not share this drug with others.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture. KEEP THIS AND ALL MEDICATIONS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
The above information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed that taking this medicaton is safe, appropriate or effective for you.