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Finrest 1 Tablet

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Product introduction

Finrest 1 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). This medicine is not indicated in women and children.

Finrest 1 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 decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, and ejaculation disorder. 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.

Uses of Finrest Tablet

Benefits of Finrest Tablet

In Treatment of Hair loss

Finrest 1 Tablet is a medicine used to treat common hereditary hair loss. It prevents further hair loss and helps hair to regrow. It stops the production of a hormone that causes excessive hair fall or baldness and also increases hair growth. It is considered a safe medicine. Regrowth of hair can be beneficial to your mood, self-esteem as well as your appearance, but you need to use it regularly to get the benefits.

Side effects of Finrest Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Finrest

  • Decreased libido
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Ejaculation disorder

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

How Finrest Tablet works

Finrest 1 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 Finrest 1 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Finrest 1 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Finrest 1 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Finrest 1 Tablet is not indicated in women.
Driving
SAFE
Finrest 1 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Finrest 1 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Finrest 1 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Finrest 1 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, Finrest 1 Tablet should be used with caution in these patients.

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Androgen Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
UROLOGY
Action Class
5 alpha- reductase inhibitor (5ARI)

Interaction with drugs

Taking Finrest with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
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FAQs

Q. Does Finrest 1 Tablet increase hair count and thickness of hair?

Yes, Finrest 1 Tablet 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 Finrest 1 Tablet to stop hair loss?

Generally, taking this medicine once every day for three to six months proves effective. However, continue taking Finrest 1 Tablet if advised by your doctor.

Q. If I increase the dose of Finrest 1 Tablet, will it give me quick and better results?

No, increasing the dose of Finrest 1 Tablet does not make any difference. The dose and duration of Finrest 1 Tablet should be followed strictly as per your doctor’s advice.

Q. Can the use of Finrest 1 Tablet affect my sex life?

Using Finrest 1 Tablet 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 Finrest 1 Tablet permanent?

No, the side effects usually disappear once you stop taking Finrest 1 Tablet. Also, these side effects disappear if you keep taking Finrest 1 Tablet for a long time. Consult your doctor if the side effects worry you.

Q. For how long do I need to keep taking Finrest 1 Tablet?

You have to use Finrest 1 Tablet 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 Finrest 1 Tablet, hair loss increases and becomes the same as it was before starting the treatment.

Q. Can women take Finrest 1 Tablet?

No, Finrest 1 Tablet is strictly prohibited for women and should be taken only by men.

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