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Finap Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Finap 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).

Finap 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 sexual drive, trouble getting and maintaining an erection, decrease sperm count, etc. 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.

Before starting the treatment, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking any medication for any health condition. It is usually not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, unless prescribed by the doctor.

Uses of Finap Tablet

Side effects of Finap Tablet

Common
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunction

How to use Finap 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. Finap Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Finap Tablet works

Finap 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Finap Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Finap 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Finap Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Finap Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Finap Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Finap Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Finap Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, Finap Tablet should be used with caution in these patients.

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Quick Tips

  • Finap Tablet is used to increase hair growth and prevent further hair loss in men with male pattern baldness (gradual thinning of hair with receding hairline or thinning on the top of the head).
  • It can take 3 months or longer to see full benefits.
  • Pregnant women, women of childbearing age, or those trying to conceive must not even touch crushed or broken capsules.
  • It is usually well tolerated. However, it may produce some mild sexual side effects such as low sexual drive.
  • If you discontinue the medicine, you may lose the hair you grew while on it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Finap with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Hair loss .man type Blanding. Hair growth stop .daily 10 to 15 hair loss I am strated Daily morning Amala juse
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take aamalki rasayan 1 spoon twice with water, Saptamrit lauh 2 tablet twice Bhringraj oil to be applied. Hair bac tablet 2 tablet twice with water.
Hair loss gain stop hair loss My hair is to much fal
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Apply bhringraj hair oil,take aamalki rasayan 1 spoon twice with water before meal, saptamrit lauh 2 tablet twice with water
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FAQs

Q. Does Finap increase hair count and thickness of hair?

Yes, Finap 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 Finap to stop hair loss?

Generally, taking this medicine once every day for three to six months proves effective. However, continue taking Finap if advised by your doctor.

Q. If I increase the dose of Finap, will it give me quick and better results?

No, increasing the dose of Finap does not make any difference. The dose and duration of Finap should be followed strictly as per your doctor’s advice.

Q. Can the use of Finap affect my sex life?

Using Finap 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 Finap permanent?

No, the side effects usually disappear once you stop taking Finap. Also, these side effects disappear if you keep taking Finap for a long time. Consult your doctor if the side effects worry you.

Q. For how long do I need to keep taking Finap?

You have to use Finap 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 Finap, hair loss increases and becomes the same as it was before starting the treatment.

Q. Can women take Finap?

No, Finap is strictly prohibited for women and should be taken only by men.

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