Finpecia Tablet is used to treat hair loss in men. It is used to increase hair growth and prevent further hair loss with male pattern baldness (gradual thinning of hair with receding hairline or thinning on the top of the head). This medicine is not indicated in women and children.
Finpecia Tablet is to be taken by mouth with or without food. The dose and duration of the medicine should be taken as per prescription. An overdose of it may cause harm to your health. It is better to take the medicine at the same time each day and it must be swallowed as a whole. It may take some time for the medicine to act upon the symptoms, so it is important to take the medicine regularly. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy of the medicine.
This medicine is usually well tolerated. However, it may cause some mild sexual side effects such as low decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, and ejaculation disorder. Some people may also experience allergic reactions such as itching, rashes, and swelling of the lips or face. If you experience any of these side effects, consult your doctor without delay.
BENEFITS OF FINPECIA TABLET
In Treatment of Hair loss
Finpecia Tablet is a medicine used to treat common hereditary hair loss. It prevents further hair loss and helps hair to regrow. It stops the production of a hormone that causes excessive hair fall or baldness and also increases hair growth. It is considered a safe medicine. Regrowth of hair can be beneficial to your mood, self-esteem as well as your appearance, but you need to use it regularly to get the benefits.
HOW TO USE FINPECIA TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Finpecia Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW FINPECIA TABLET WORKS
Finpecia Tablet is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor. It blocks the body’s production of a male hormone in the scalp that stops hair growth, thereby reversing the balding process and preventing further hair loss.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Finpecia Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Finpecia Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Finpecia Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Finpecia Tablet is not indicated in women.
Finpecia Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Finpecia Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Finpecia Tablet is recommended.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Finpecia Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, Finpecia Tablet should be used with caution in these patients.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Finpecia
- Decreased libido
- Erectile dysfunction
- Ejaculation disorder
Q. Does Finpecia Tablet increase hair count and thickness of hair?
Yes, Finpecia Tablet increases hair count, thickness of hair, and length of hair. In totality, this medicine enhances the appearance of the scalp after treatment.
Q. How long does it take for Finpecia Tablet to stop hair loss?
Generally, taking this medicine once every day for three to six months proves effective. However, continue taking Finpecia Tablet if advised by your doctor.
Q. If I increase the dose of Finpecia Tablet, will it give me quick and better results?
No, increasing the dose of Finpecia Tablet does not make any difference. The dose and duration of Finpecia Tablet should be followed strictly as per your doctor’s advice.
Q. Can the use of Finpecia Tablet affect my sex life?
Using Finpecia Tablet may very rarely cause decreased sexual desire, inability to develop or maintain erection and decreased amount of semen production. Consult your doctor if you develop these symptoms, as these may affect your sexual life.
Q. Are the side effects of Finpecia Tablet permanent?
No, the side effects usually disappear once you stop taking Finpecia Tablet. Also, these side effects disappear if you keep taking Finpecia Tablet for a long time. Consult your doctor if the side effects worry you.
Q. For how long do I need to keep taking Finpecia Tablet?
You have to use Finpecia Tablet continuously to sustain its benefits. If treatment is stopped, the beneficial effects begin to reverse within 6 months of stopping it. Further, within 9 to 12 months of stopping Finpecia Tablet, hair loss increases and becomes the same as it was before starting the treatment.
Q. Can women take Finpecia Tablet?
No, Finpecia Tablet is strictly prohibited for women and should be taken only by men.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.