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Mpb 1 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Mpb 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).

Mpb 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 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 Mpb Tablet

Side effects of Mpb Tablet

Common
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Sexual dysfunction

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

How Mpb Tablet works

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

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Quick Tips

  • Mpb 1 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 Mpb with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Amom, Samlodon, Amodep
MODERATE
Brand(s): Benikite, Benifor, Beniq
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Brand(s): Cilniright, D Blok, Bpcrush
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Patient Concerns

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I'm having hair loss on forehead I'm finding hair loss on forehead sides Will mintop 5 work for it ??
Dr. Himanshu Gupta
Dermatology
First we have to ascertain cause of the hair loss, whether it is male pattern baldness or some other reason. In MPB, these medicines will work. However, if it is normal anterotemporal recession of hairline, then not much improvement is expected
I am losing my hair now. Don't know if it is MPB or stress related. Please suggest treatment and precautions to take to avoid hair loss
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Mx 5 solution at night over scalp
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User Feedback


FAQs

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

Yes, Mpb 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 Mpb to stop hair loss?

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

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

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

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

Using Mpb 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 Mpb permanent?

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

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

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

Q. Can women take Mpb?

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

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