Generic Name: Finasteride 1mg
Popular Brand: Propecia
Availability: In Stock
Valid For: 24 Months
Finasteride 1mg is a drug for treating hair loss. It prevents the conversion of testosterone into DHT (dihydrotestosterone). DHT is what causes the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The drug is hence also used to treat the BPH symptoms in men suffering from enlarged prostate. Finasteride 1mg should only be used by men. It should also not be confused with the 5mg tablets.
How to Use
To guarantee the safe use of the medication, your doctor needs to be informed if any of the following conditions apply to you:
- Bladder muscle disorder
- Liver disease
- Allergic reaction to the dutasteride
- Difficulty urinating
- Prostate cancer
- Abnormal liver enzyme tests
- Stricture of the urethra
Blood tests may be required before a prescription is given. Blood tests may also be performed during treatment to make sure the medication is working properly.
Take the Finasteride 1mg exactly as prescribed. Always swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. The medication can be taken with food or without. Try and take the dose at the same time every day.
The recommended dose is a single tablet of 1mg per day. You need to use the drug for at least 3 months or as directed by your doctor. You may not notice any improvement until after 3 months. If you don’t notice any change after 12 months, the treatment is not working for you.
FDA Pregnancy Classification
Finasteride 1mg should only be used by men. When used by pregnant women, the medication can lead to birth defects. Pregnant women should not handle the tablets because it can be absorbed through the skin. Wash your skin with soap and water if you get in contact with broken tablets.
Store at room temperature and far from direct heat and moisture.
- Breast lumps
- Breast pain or tenderness
- Nipple discharge
- Any breast changes
- Trouble getting an orgasm
- Abnormal ejaculation
- Decreased sex drive
Finasteride 1mg is not indicated for use in women or children. Exposure can lead to birth defects. You need to be checked for the PSA since the use of this medication increases the risk of prostate cancer.
Finasteride 1mg has an interaction with a total of 13 drugs. It also interacts with liver diseases.