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Pharmacy4UK Faq - Finasteride 1 mg

What is finasteride?

Finasteride is a hair-loss treatment which was previously only available with a prescription. However, you can now access the medication online without even visiting a doctor. The medication works well to stop further hair loss and can even prompt new hair growth as well as cause thinned follicles to start normalizing.

What is finasteride used for?

Finasteride 1mg Tablets are used to treat hair loss in men only. There are some other uses as well, like treating men with enlarged prostates.

How should you take finasteride tablets?

You take one tablet once a day, with or without food. Dosage is specified online and in the product leaflet for your benefit.

How effective is finasteride?

A total of 90% of all males who used the hair loss product have claimed that they noticed an improvement and have stopped losing hair. Many have even gained new hair growth, with thinning hair also normalizing. This observation was made in men aged 18-41 with moderate hair loss.

How does finasteride work?

Finasteride stops the action of the hormone that adversely affects scalp hair growth in men. If you stop using the product, you will go back to losing hair usually within a year.

How long does finasteride take to work?

Generally, men see results with 6 months of using the product. If the medication does not work for you within this timeframe, you may begin a stronger treatment.

What are the side effects of finasteride?

Side effects are uncommon and usually mild, as seen in the ‘Side Effects' section of the product overview. Usually 1 in 100 men suffer side effects when recommendations and precautions are ignored.

What is the difference between Propecia and finasteride?

Medically, Propecia and finasteride are the same, except for their price difference. They both contain the active ingredient finasteride 1 mg.

Will finasteride help an area of complete baldness?

Unfortunately, it cannot. Finasteride will only be effective on areas of the scalp that still have some hair growth. It will not work in areas of complete baldness. Nevertheless some patients have claimed that hair has started growing back in areas that appeared completely bald after using the medication.