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Finarid 1 mg Tablet


Uses of Finarid Tablet

Finarid Tablet side effects

  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunction

How to use Finarid 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. Finarid 1 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Finarid Tablet works

Finarid 1 mg 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.

Finarid Tablet related warnings

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Finarid 1 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Finarid 1 mg 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.
Information regarding the use of Finarid 1 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Finarid 1 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Finarid 1 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Finarid 1 mg Tablet is recommended.
There is limited information available on the use of Finarid 1 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, Finarid 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in these patients.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Finarid 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

Questions Related to Finarid

Dear Sir Am taking finax 1mg tablet for last 4 years. 1 tablet a day for my hair loss problem and it has shown good positive effects can i change its intake to 1 tablet every second day ? can you suggest a substitute to it ? Just to be economical ?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
I think u sud stop the medicine now continue minoxidil
could you pls substitute the shampoo? which is vaialble here on 1mg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
Tab. Keraglo Men once daily for 3 months. Qilib Men Solution 6-8 sprays once daily . Increase Protein Diet. Green Leafy Vegetables.Anaphase Shampoo / VICHY DERCOS Energising (Anti- Hair Loss) Shampoo. Blood Test- Hemoglobin, Thyroid Function Test.
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Q. Does Finarid increase hair count and thickness of hair?

Yes, Finarid 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 Finarid to stop hair loss?

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

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

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

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

Using Finarid 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 Finarid permanent?

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

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

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

Q. Can women take Finarid?

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

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