Propecia (Finasteride) and/or alternatives
Propecia 1mgManufacturer: Merck Sharp & Dohme England Source Country : New Zealand
Shipped from : Vanuatu
Finasteride 1mgGeneric Alternative to Propecia 1mg
Manufacturer: Cipla Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Description of Propecia
Propecia is used for treating androgenetic alopecia (commonly known as male pattern baldness). The generic name of this drug is Finasteride. It is meant for oral administration only. You can buy Propecia online in form of oral tablets (Propecia 1mg).
The inactive ingredients used in Propecia oral tablets are talc, red ferric oxide, lactose monohydrate, hydroxypropyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, Docusate sodium, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, and yellow ferric oxide.
Indications & Dosage of Propecia
This medicine is available in Propecia 1mg tablets. In most cases, doctors prescribe one tablet to be taken per day. You should take your tablet with water, and may take this oral drug with or without food. However, if you experience any symptoms of epigastric distress (mild stomach cramps, indigestion, gas, bloating, constipation), it is best that you take the drug with food.
To ensure the treatment is effective and safe, take Propecia exactly as prescribed to you by your doctor. This drug takes some time to show positive results. In some patients, Propecia may take up to 3 months to show noticeable positive results.
Side Effects & Interactions of Propecia
The common side effects of this drug include erectile dysfunction, decreased ejaculation volume, and decreased sex drive. Other side effects of Propecia are: headache, runny nose, swelling in the feet or hands, tenderness or swelling in the breasts, weakness, or dizziness.
In rare cases, Propecia may lead to an allergic reaction. It is necessary that you consult your doctor immediately if you experience difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, facial flushness, swelling of the lips, throat, tongue, or face, hives, severe skin rashes, itching, or trouble swallowing.
Propecia may also cause other side effects. All possible risks associated with this drug are not listed here. Your doctor is likely to be aware of all possible side effects of Propecia. Speak to him/her if you want to know more on this subject. Alternatively, you can read the patient’s information leaflet that you receive when you buy Propecia. This leaflet contains useful information, including a complete list of side effects of this drug.
Propecia may or may not interact with other medicines. If you are taking any medicines, including herbal and non-prescription medicines, tell your doctor about it before you buy Propecia. Consult with your doctor before taking any medication during your treatment with Propecia. Your doctor will decide if there is any possibility of interaction with Propecia and the new medicine that you need to take.
Warnings & Precautions of Propecia
Propecia is contraindicated in patients who have hypersensitivity to any ingredients present in this drug. Patients who use this drug may be at increased risk to prostate cancer. Your doctor may recommend you to undergo certain tests to evaluate the safety of Propecia in your case. In addition, to ensure the safety of the drug, your doctor will need to know your medical history, especially of:
- Liver disease
- An inability to pass urine
- Any disorder of bladder muscle
- Prostate cancer
- A urethral stricture
Only adult men should use Propecia. This drug is contraindicated for women and children. Birth defects can occur if pregnant women are exposed to this drug.