I’ve had hair loss for the past three months. In my part, my hair is getting very thin. I am worrying about this. I read about Finpecia. How is it useful? Could you please tell me why?
The brand names Finpecia and Propecia are medical hair loss treatments containing 1mg of the active ingredient finasteride. This one one of only two drugs clinically proven and FDA approved for the treatments of male pattern baldness. The other is Rogaine (minoxidil)
Androgenic alopecia occurs when hair on top of the head is genetically vulnerable to the effects of dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Finasteride works by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone to DHT, thus slowing the progress of balding and can often regrow hair. However, it is not a hair loss cure.
If you are interested in taking finasteride for thinning hair, you will need to obtain a prescription from your physician. Before taking finasteride, you should carefully educate yourself about the drug and its potential side effects. However, I will emphasize that many thousands and perhaps millions of men have been using finasteride for years with little to no adverse effects.
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