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Generic: Finasteride 5 MG


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Fincar - Finasteride 5 MG

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  • What is Fincar (Generic name Finasteride 5 MG) used for?

Fincar 5mg tablets provide trusted treatment for many health issues including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate) and hair loss issues ) in males. The treatment is used to effective shrinks the prostate and thereby reduces the risk of urinary retention which is a common issue associated with enlarged prostate. The treatment with Fincar 5mg tablets are also used to manage male pattern hair loss, known as androgenetic alopecia. The tablets of Fincar works to increase hair growth and also slow down the hair loss process from all areas of the scalp, including the front. In this way, Fincar treatment is appreciated in male population to reverse balding and mild to moderate hair loss. However, treatment is not effective to restore long term hair loss.

  • What is the process by which this treatment helps patients to regain hair?

Each tablet of Fincar contains Finasteride 5 mg as active ingredient that specifically restrains the work of the certain enzyme, called type II 5α-reductase. These enzymes convert the male hormone testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). The DHT is an important constituent of a hair follicles and it is the androgen which causes hair loss. This androgen promotes hair follicles in the scalp to reduce the process of making smaller and thinner hairs and helps in growing healthy hair. To reverse the balding process, this treatment blocks the production of DHT in the hair follicles of the scalp and thereby helps in growing hair normally.

  • How much do I need to take for treating hair loss?

It is preferred that patients with baldness issues start the treatment with Fincar 5mg tablets after consulting their dermatologist or doctor. Generally, the doses of Fincar (finasteride) for hair loss are introduced with 1mg strength, which means you would need to this tablet into quarters. Do this task carefully otherwise you may end up taking an inaccurate dose.

  • Are there any by effects associated with Fincar treatment?

The treatment with Fincar 5mg tablets is generally well tolerated and most of the patients complete their medication without any severe complications. But, knowing about possibilities of side effects will make you inform about to notice any abnormal symptoms timely. Some side effects that may trouble include:

  • Breast swelling
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • A lower than normal libido
  • Pain affecting the testicles
  • A noticeable reduction in the amount of semen released

If you experience any of these symptoms, consult your physician. Taking timely medical help will reduce the risks of getting serious side effects with the treatment.

  • What are the contraindications of this treatment?

Before starting treatment patient must know that this treatment with Fincar tablets is not useful in following health conditions:

  • In females
  • In children
  • Males who are allergic to Fincar or any other similar kind of medication that contains finasteride


  • What is the manner of taking treatment with Fincar tablets?

Patients can take Fincar 5mg tablets with few sips of water once a day without respect of food. The length of treatment depends on the individual patient’s requirements. Generally, it is a 6 months or longer period of treatment. The tablets must not be chewed, just swallow the pills with water.

  • What is the recommended duration of treatment with Fincar tablets to see visible improvement in hair growth?

The length of treatment largely depends on the individual patient’s overall health status and his responses to the treatment. Patient should continue treatment as long as his doctor recommends seeing improvement in hair growth. It may take 3 months or longer period. You should not alter or withdraw treatment without consulting your health advisor.

  • What should be done if someone has missed the dose of Fincar?

Patient should take dose of Fincar at regular time in a day to help remember it. In case of missing a dose, take the dose as soon as you recall it or it is about the time of next dose, just skip the messes dose and continue with next schedule. Do not use extra quantity of medicine to cover up missed doses.

  • How should I store Fincar tablets?

You should keep your Fincar a 5mg tablets in a cool, dry place between the temperatures is below 30°C. Store it at a safe place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children as well.