Information about Finasteride

Finasteride Uses

Finasteride is used in the treatment of hair loss and benign prostatic hyperplasia. It treats early forms of male pattern hair loss (also known as androgenetic alopecia).

How Finasteride works

Finasteride 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.

Common side effects of Finasteride

Decreased libido, Erectile dysfunction, Ejaculation disorder
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