Finasteride is marketed as Propecia, and it is an oral drug used for the treatment of male pattern baldness. It is an FDA approved drug, which blocks the conversion of testosterone in to dihydrotestosterone (DHT). DHT is responsible for hair loss; it achieves this through hair follicle degradation. As a result new hair growth is retarded and this gradually leads to baldness. Propecia works as an inhibitor of steroid Type 2 alpha-reductase, which is an intracellular enzyme that aids the conversion of testosterone into 5-alpha dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

How fast does Propecia work?

Men suffering from male pattern baldness can enhance their appearance by growing hair on their scalp with the use of Propecia finasteride. Propecia blocks the formation of DHT immediately, but since hair grows slowly, you can only see the results after a few months of continuous use. In clinical trials, the majority of men noticed a difference in their hair loss within 3 months and new hair growth was seen within 6 months. If you do not see any results within 12 months of taking Propecia, there is a rare chance that Propecia is going to work for you.

What are the side effects of Propecia?

Like most prescription drugs, Propecia also comes with its share of side effects. A study conducted on 1553 males, who were treated with finasteride over a 2-year period, showed some side effects which include:

Loss of libido
Erectile dysfunction
Decrease in semen ejaculate
Allergic reactions
Swelling of the lips
Breast tenderness
Testicular pain

These Propecia side effects are reversible, if intake of this drug is buy Ibutamoren MK677 sarm online discontinued. One should note that stopping Propecia will result in loss of re-grown hair within 12 months. Therefore, it should be used indefinitely to maintain good hair growth.

What measures should be taken into consideration while taking Propecia?

Propecia is recommended for use in men only. Women and children should not handle this drug, particularly broken tablets. If a pregnant woman comes in contact with the active ingredient, finasteride, it can harm her unborn male child. So women, who are planning on starting a family in the near future, should stay away from this drug. Before childbirth, ensure that all traces of this drug are o