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More information about Propecia
Propecia was the first prescription treatment approved for male pattern baldness and is widely regarded as the most effective hair loss treatment because of its performance in clinical trials. Since 1997, it has undergone extensive testing which has shown that Propecia has stopped further hair loss in over 90% of men with two-thirds of men in the studies actually experiencing natural hair regrowth.
Most men will notice the results within three to six months of use, with hair loss being reduced and, in certain cases, hair may grow back. By month nine, they should be able to maintain the hair they have, and sometimes partially regrow the hair they've lost.
Male pattern baldness, particularly at a younger age, can have devastating effects on self-esteem. The immediate benefit of taking prescription Propecia (finasteride) tablets is to aid in the slowing down of hair loss, and hopefully, restore partial if not full regrowth of hair from in the affected areas.
Initial benefits (cessation of hair loss) are usually seen within 3-6 months of use, although it may need to be used for up to a year until notable improvements are experienced. Clinical studies have also shown that men who used an anti-inflammatory shampoo in conjunction with Propecia experienced the best results. Besides this, diets including high levels of protein and iron from foods such as vegetables, fish, eggs and beans have been known to also promote hair growth and quality of hair.
Arunning for 2 years investigated finasteride effectiveness. They compared the hair counts of men taking finasteride compared to men who took a placebo (an inactive drug).
They found that after 2 years:
The active ingredient, finasteride is also said to provide some benefits in combating benign prostate enlargement in men. However, it has also been successful in minimising a man's chance of developing prostate cancer. It is not, however, prescribed for these purposes.
Some men are susceptible to the negative effects of a testosterone by-product known as (DHT), and this sensitivity is the major contributing factor in male pattern baldness.
The active ingredient in Propecia tablets - finasteride, works by preventing the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. Whilst the breakdown of testosterone is a natural process, some men are overly-sensitive to DHT, in this case, the DHT attacks the hair follicles eventually causing hair to slowly fall out. This treatment works by getting to the root of the problem, by eliminating the compounds that cause alopecia, thereby stopping or sometimes reversing the process which could lead to better, healthier hair growth.
How DHT affects hair follicles
How Propecia affects DHT PROPECIA
One tablet should be taken daily, orally. It can be taken at any time, with or without food. If you forget to take your daily dose of Propecia, you do not need to take an extra tablet, just continue as normal. Do not take a double dose to make up for the one you have missed.
If you miss more than one tablet, please refer to the patient leaflet found below, or speak to your doctor.
Also, it's important to note that taking more than your specified dosage does not make Propecia work any faster. You will need to take the tablets for three or more consecutive months before you see the most positive results. Long-term usage is advised in order gain the maximum benefits. Once you've stopped taking your treatment, balding may resume within 6 to 12 months.
Propecia only comes in the 1mg dosage and is available in 1, 3, 6 and 9 month courses. All UK prescription medicines are tested to ensure that the dose you receive is the most effective with the least amount of side effects. The Propecia 1mg dose makes it a very convenient treatment, as it is simply taken once daily.
Propecia is also not prescribed for used by women or children and although it is prescribed for use by men with hair loss, there are certain conditions that may prevent the use of this treatment. These may include:
Please speak to your GP if you're going to have a blood test for prostate cancer.
There are various NHS resources available with additional information.
Side effects from taking finasteride are not very common. However, a small number of men may experience certain side effects such as:
Rarer side effects of this treatment include:
If you do experience any of these side effects and they persist, then stop using the treatment and speak with your GP as soon as you can.
It is safe to buy Propecia (finasteride) online here at HealthExpress as we ensure your safety is paramount above all. We ask that you first fill out the quick medical consultation before ordering so that one of the reviewing doctors can ensure it is safe for your use. When approved, you can then receive your hair loss treatment the very next day.
|Description||Propecia is an effective prescription treatment for male pattern baldness that is clinically proven to prevent further hair loss and can even promote hair growth|
|Exemption||Subject to medical prescription|
|Application||Men over 18 with male pattern baldness|
|Usage||Take 1 tablet per day|
|Drug class||Hair loss treatment|
|Alcohol consumption||No influence|
|When breastfeeding||Not applicable|
|When pregnant||Propecia should not be handled by pregnant women|
Note: Decisions about treatment are for both the prescriber and the person to jointly consider during the consultation. However, the final decision will always be the prescriber’s.
Propecia (Finasteride) is a hair loss treatment used to prevent and treat male pattern baldness. It can also be used to treat an enlarged prostate.
It is not effective for everyone, but it does work for the majority of people who take it. About 80-90% of men who take Finasteride experience hair regrowth.
Yes, Finasteride is a clinically proven hair loss treatment and has been licensed for use by the UK regulatory body for medicines (MHRA).
Yes, Finasteride results in hair regrowth for most of the men who take it.
No, Propecia will raise testosterone levels as it is preventing the conversion of testosterone into DHT (which is what causes hair loss).
Yes, Propecia can cause your hair to grow thicker and stronger than it was before.
Yes, Propecia can prevent hair loss and promote hair regrowth on the temples.
No, Minoxidil (often sold under the brand name Regaine) is a topical hair loss treatment that works by increasing blood and nutrients to your hair follicles to help promote hair regrowth. Finasteride, is an oral tablet that targets hair growth hormones.
Most common side effects will go away on their own once the body adjusts to Finasteride. However, taking Finasteride at night, staying hydrated, eating a varied diet, drinking alcohol in moderation and quitting smoking can all help reduce any adverse effects.
No, weight gain is not a known side effect of Finasteride.
Post-finasteride syndrome (PFS) is considerably rare, and reportedly only occurs in 1.2% of men who stop taking it. However, if you're experiencing any long-term effects after stopping Finasteride, you should consult your doctor.
You should not stop taking Finasteride without consulting your doctor first. If you do, your symptoms may return.
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