Finasteride is a type of medication that may be prescribed for men suffering from pattern baldness, sometimes known as androgenetic alopecia. It is characterised by hair loss and a receding hairline.
How it works
Finasteride contain an active ingredient of the same name, which is a type of 5a-reductase inhibitor. The treatment works by decreasing the levels of DHT in the scalp. DHT is a hormone closely linked to the thinning of hair.
What are the benefits of Finasteride?
Although androgenetic alopecia is not believed to lead to any long term health problems, it can be distressing and cause self esteem problems for the sufferer..
How to take Finasteride.
You should always follow your doctor’s recommendation on taking Finasteride, and only use the following information as a guide. The recommended starting dose for Finasteride is one 1mg tablet a day. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water and do not crush it. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Is Finasteride right for me?
The suitability of Finasteride will be assessed by your doctor as there are some medical conditions that mean it may not be right for you. You may not be prescribed the treatment if you are allergic to finasteride or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information handbook. Finasteride may also not be right for you are under 18, or already taking Finasteride or Dutasteride to treat prostate problems.
What are the side effects of Finasteride?
All medications have side effects but not everyone gets them. You can reduce the risk of side effects by informing your doctor of your full medical history and any other medications you are currently taking. Common side effects of Finasteride include heart palpitations, depressed mood and lowered libido.
How do I buy Finasteride online?
To buy Finasteride legally and safely online, you need a prescription from a GMC/EU registered doctor, such as Doctor-4-U. Our online doctor will allow you to request a prescription via a medical questionnaire. If you are deemed suitable for Finasteride, your prescription will usually be dispatched within 24 hours. If you are not deemed suitable, you will receive a full refund.
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