Side Effects of Finpecia 1mg Tablets

21 Feb
2020
By Marie

Finpecia 1mg tablets are used to treating male pattern baldness across the world. It is a prescription drug have active ingredient finasteride. Most of the dermatologist recommend getting rid of androgenetic alopecia condition. The tablet helps in increasing hair growth and prevent further hair loss. Finpecia 1 mg tablet is recommended only for an adult man. Finpecia tablet is a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor; it works by blocking the production of a male hormone in the scalp that stops hair growth, the active ingredient works efficiently in reversing the balding process by preventing further hair loss. 

This medication works effectively to decrease the DHT (a natural body hormone) amount. Deficiency of DHT leads to increase in the regrowth of the hair and slow down the hair loss ratio. Finasteride is the main active ingredient of Finpecia 1 mg tablet and the hair growth on other parts of the body does not affect by finasteride. Women and children are not advised to use this medicine.  

Side Effects of Finpecia 1mg Tablets

Like any other medicine, Finpecia too has specific side effects, it has contains finasteride 1mg. Most of the side effects are common and go away its own within a few days, but if you notice them persist longer than do contact your dermatologist to seek help. The below list is a commonly reported side effect and not a complete list of side effects. 

– Dizziness

– Swelling in hands or legs

– Feeling of weakness

– Headache

– Skin rashes

– Runny nose

– Abnormal ejaculation or ejaculation disorder

– A sense of access or frequent urination 

Some severe and rare side effects of Finpecia tablet may include:

– Impotence

– Trouble having an orgasm

– Loss of interest in sex with a partner

Some patients may experience the sexual side effects of Finpecia may continue after you stop taking the tablet. Never hesitate to consult to your dermatologist if you have concerns about these side effects.

Dosage Recommendation and Precaution 

The recommended dose of Finpecia 1 mg tablet is to be taken once daily. Usually, it takes around three months to experience a noticeable change. Abrupt withdrawal of treatment can lead to a reversal of effect within 12 months. Finpecia may interact with other medications, so it’s essential to inform your doctor about all the drugs and supplements you are taking. Caution should be used in aged men (age above 50) who have BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) problem; the PSA levels are commonly decreased by approx 50%. Men aged 50 years and above have increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer with 5a-reductase inhibitors. Precaution should be taken while administering of Finpecia tablet in those patients with liver function abnormalities. Take medicine as directed by your doctor. The dosage and duration should not be altered. Swallow a whole pill, do not chew, crush or break the tablet. Finasteride Tablet can be taken with food or without food; it is always good to take medicine on a fixed time so that you don’t miss the dose.

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