Finpecia 1 Mg
USA Brand Name
What is Finpecia 1 mg?
Finpecia is a trusted medicine to treat hair loss in men, which is caused due to Male Pattern Baldness.
The medicine uses Finasteride as its active ingredient.
Finpecia is manufactured and marketed globally by Cipla ltd.
Uses of Finpecia 1 mg
Finasteride 1 mg tablet is used to help hair growth in men who suffer from Male Pattern Baldness.
It can take a few months to see the full effect of the medicine.
How does Finpecia 1 mg work?
1 mg strength tablet of Finpecia contains Finasteride as its active ingredient.
Finasteride competitively inhibits type II 5-alpha-Reductase.
Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) hormone causes hair follicles to miniaturize, resulting in baldness in men.
Finasteride works by reducing DHT levels in the body by restricting the conversion of Testosterone to DHT.
This reduction in results reverses the balding process and helps to prevent further hair loss.
- Use the medicine as advised by your medical professional
- You can take this drug with or without food
- Try taking Finpecia 1 mg at the same time every day
- Do not skip doses for the best results.
- Keep taking this drug according to your doctor's instructions even if you feel well.
- It is always advisable to consult your doctor before you start/stop taking the medication.
You should take a missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not take multiple quantities at the same time.
Side Effects of Finpecia 1 mg
Tab Finpecia 1 mg is a trusted medication for pattern hair loss in men. However, in some cases, it can cause common side effects, such as:
These side effects are usually short-term and may disappear with a regular intake of drugs.
If the side effects persist, please consult your doctor immediately.
Some rare Finpecia 1 mg tablet side effects might include,
- Swelling in lips, tongue, or throat
The medicine may interact with certain drugs and diseases to show side effects.
Inform your medical professional before taking Finasteride tablets to avoid any side effects.
Vitamins and herbal medicines might also interact with Finpecia 1 mg.
Liver Diseases: Finasteride, the active salt of the medicine, is actively metabolized in the liver. Hence, if you have a history of liver disease, please take medicine only with a doctor's consultation.
Urinary Obstruction: The medicine is not recommended for patients with obstruction in urinary flow.
Warnings and Precautions
- Please avoid taking medicine if you have an allergy to Finasteride.
- The drug is not approved for use in women and children.
Keep the medicine at room temperature between 15℃ to 30℃. You should keep it away from sunlight and moisture.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Finpecia 1 mg treat Androgenic Alopecia?
Finasteride, the medicine's active ingredient, is an FDA-approved drug to treat Androgenic Alopecia.
Several research studies have shown that regular therapy of Finpecia for 1-2 years has reduced hair loss by 80%. It shows the effectiveness of the medicine against Male Pattern Baldness.
Is Finasteride safe long-term?
Yes, Finpecia containing Finasteride is safe to take for a long time. The treatment for Male Pattern Baldness usually lasts from a few months to years.
Hence, You can take Finasteride for a longer period of time for the treatment.
Will Finasteride thicken hair?
Finasteride is one of the most widely researched male pattern baldness treatments.
According to clinical research, Finasteride reverses hair loss in 90% of men, while it also benefits from improved hair growth and thickening of existing miniaturized hairs.