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Finasteride 1mg – The True Hair Loss Treatment

Finasteride is the generic name for the brand name Propecia.  It is a hair loss treatment medication that is administered orally.  Finasteride  1mg is by far the only treatment for male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration of the U.S.  Although finasteride 1mg has been in use for many years now, the truth is that the drug was not exactly intended for hair treatment at first.  Finasteride 1mg was initially a medication used for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia or abnormal enlargement of the prostate gland in males.  However, it was discovered that at low doses, it is able to treat androgenic alopecia.

Since finasteride 1mg has been widely used for several years now and by more than a million men suffering from male pattern baldness, it has proven to be very effective and safe in the treatment of pattern baldness in men of different age groups, race, and ethnicity.  Finasteride 1mg can be used alone or in tandem with minoxidil, a drug that promotes hair growth. Continue reading

Does Finasteride Generic Affect the Testosterone Levels in the Human Body?

What is Finasteride? It is a drug which fits in to the class of the androgen inhibitors that also means it obstructs the generation of the male sex hormones. These are sold throughout Canada and the U.S listed under the brand names Propecia and Proscar.

The Purpose of Finasteride

This drug serves two major purposes: a) the stimulation of fresh hair growth in males with male pattern baldness and b) treating of urinary problems in males caused by BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy) also known as enlargement of the prostate gland.

Finasteride acts to alleviate some signs of prostate enlargement such as incontinence, nocturia (the need to frequently pee at night), dysuria or painful urination by hindering the production of DHT or dihydrotestosterone. This DHT is the one causing the prostate gland to swell and boost the pressure on the bladder. As the inflated prostate minimizes little by little, the patient then feels it becomes easier to urinate minus the discomfort and to completely empty his bladder Continue reading