Finasteride 1mg (Generic Propecia)
- Generic version of Propecia
- For Male pattern baldness
- Once daily dosage
NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you.
Buy Finasteride 1mg Tablets Online
You can buy Finasteride 1mg tablets online from our UK registered online pharmacy and Doctor service. You just need to fill in an assessment form so we can see if the treatment is suitable for you. After completing your order, our doctors will review, and see if Finastide is suitable. If approved, a prescription will be issued to our pharmacy team, who will dispense and dispatch your order.
Finasteride is the generic version of the well known brand, Propecia. Finasteride works by preventing testosterone being converted to the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which allows the hair follicles to regain their normal size. Studies have shown Finasteride 1mg can increase hair growth, and can also improve how people think their hair looks.
It can take three to six months of treatment with Finasteride 1mg before an effect is seen. The balding process usually resumes within six to 12 months if treatment is stopped. Side effects for Finasteride 1mg are uncommon. Less than one in 100 men who take Finasteride 1mg experience a loss in sexual appetite (libido) or erectile dysfunction.
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|Effectiveness||Shown to prevent or help regrow hair in 9/10 men||Shown to prevent or help regrow hair in 9/10 men||Shown to prevent or help regrow hair in 8/10 men|
|Time to Work||Usually at least 3 months||Usually at least 3 months||As soon as two months|
|How To Use||Take ONE tablet daily||Take ONE tablet daily||Apply to scalp twice daily|
|Ingredient||Finasteride 1mg||Finasteride 1mg||Minoxidil 5%|
Side Effects of Finasteride
Finasteride is a well tolerated drug, and side effects are uncommon.
However, with any medication you take, there is always a risk of side effects occuring. Some are more common than others, and often side effects may subside with the regular usage of the medicine. If the side effects do not subside, you should report them to us, or your GP.
Of particular concern to some men are the possible sexual side effects of Finasteride listed below. These sexual side effects occur in around 1.5% of men taking this medication.
Common Side Effects
- Decreased libido. (this side effect will subside after stopping medication in nearly all cases)
- Erectile Dysfunction. (this side effect will subside after stopping medication in nearly all cases)
- Runny / Blocked Nose
The side effects listed below are more serious, and you should stop taking Finasteride, and report these to your GP immediately.
- Chills or cold sweats
- Episodes of confusion
- Dizziness / Fainting
- Lumps in your breast area. There have been rare reports of breast cancer in men taking finasteride.
- Suicidal Thoughts
For a full list of side effects, please read the patient information leaflet.
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
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